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Spacing effects in recognition memory: When meaning matters

Russo, R and Mammarella, N (2002) 'Spacing effects in recognition memory: When meaning matters.' European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 14 (1). 49 - 59. ISSN 0954-1446

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The present study showed that using incidental learning tasks promoting structural/perceptual processing of targets it is possible to obtain a reliable spacing effect for nonwords in a yes/no recognition memory task, whereas no spacing effect is detected for words. These data are, collectively, incompatible with current theories of spacing effects. A theoretical proposal to account for these findings is outlined.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
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Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2015 16:09
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2021 22:15

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