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Spacing effects in recognition memory: When meaning matters

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

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Abstract

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
Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2015 16:09
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 00:35
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/13131

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