Some Neglected Contributions of Wilhelm Wundt to the Psychology of Memory

  title={Some Neglected Contributions of Wilhelm Wundt to the Psychology of Memory},
  author={Shana K Carpenter},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={63 - 73}
Wilhelm Wundt, whose name is rarely associated with the scientific study of memory, conducted a number of memory experiments that appear to have escaped the awareness of modern cognitive psychologists. Aspects of Wundt's system are reviewed, particularly with respect to his experimental work on memory. Wundt investigated phenomena that would fall under the modern headings of iconic memory, short-term memory, and the enactment and generation effects, but this research has been neglected… Expand

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