Serial effects in recall of unorganized and sequentially organized verbal material.

  title={Serial effects in recall of unorganized and sequentially organized verbal material.},
  author={James Deese and Roger A. Kaufman},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology},
  volume={54 3},
  • J. DeeseR. Kaufman
  • Published 1 September 1957
  • Psychology
  • Journal of experimental psychology
One of the best established generalizations in the study of verbal learning is found in the serial position effect for the learning of homogeneous, discrete verbal items by the method of serial anticipation. Some form of the classical serial position curve is found for a considerable variety of verbal material and conditions of testing; the essential restriction seems to be that the learning and/or recall be by the method of serial anticipation or some modification of it (5). Several studies (4… 

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