The mnemonic value of perceptual identification.

@article{Nairne1988TheMV,
  title={The mnemonic value of perceptual identification.},
  author={J. Stuart Nairne},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  year={1988},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          248-55
        }
}
  • J. Stuart Nairne
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    Journal of experimental psychology. Learning…
    1988
In four experiments, subjects were required to name words presented on a CRT screen. On generate trials, the words were presented quickly, at a point where roughly half could be identified correctly; on read trials, the items were presented for a full second, allowing for rapid and easy naming. A surprise recognition test for the presented items then revealed a substantial retention advantage for the briefly presented items, but no similar advantage was produced in a recall. It is argued that… CONTINUE READING

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