The relation between feelings of knowing and the number of neighboring concepts linked to the test cue.

@article{Schreiber1998TheRB,
  title={The relation between feelings of knowing and the number of neighboring concepts linked to the test cue.},
  author={Thomas A. Schreiber and Douglas L. Nelson},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={869-83}
}
We investigated whether feeling-of-knowing judgments are influenced by the number of different neighboring concepts linked to the test cue in long-term memory as measured using association norms. The purpose was to evaluate contrasting predictions made by the partial-retrieval hypothesis and the competition hypothesis. The partial-retrieval hypothesis assumes the more neighboring concepts activated by the test cue, the higher the feeling of knowing. In contrast, the competition hypothesis… CONTINUE READING