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Recognition and recall of words with a single meaning

Muter, Paul (1984) Recognition and recall of words with a single meaning. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Twenty-four subjects were tested for recognition of famous surnames and then were tested for cued recall of the same surnames. For common names (e.g., Cooper), the usual pattern of recognition failure of recallable words (Tulving & Wiseman, 1975) was found. For unique, "single-node" names (e.g., Kierkegaard), virtually no recognition failure (1.4%) of recallable words was obtained. These results fit well with generation-recognition theory.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:recognition, recall, semantic memory
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
ID Code:4381
Deposited By:Muter, Prof. Paul
Deposited On:05 Jun 2005
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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