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Distinctiveness and Memory

R. Reed Hunt and James B. Worthen (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195169669
eISBN:
9780199847563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169669.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The basic laboratory technique for studying distinctiveness effect in memory is the isolation paradigm, a simple test in which a list of items is presented for memorization. All items except one are ... More


The Concept of Distinctiveness in Memory Research

R. Reed Hunt

in Distinctiveness and Memory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195169669
eISBN:
9780199847563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169669.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Intuitions often instigate important discoveries in psychology; but left unexamined, intuitions also can become an impediment to progress. Such seems to be the case for distinctiveness and memory, ... More


Distinctiveness and Memory: Comments and a Point of View

Fergus I. M. Craik

in Distinctiveness and Memory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195169669
eISBN:
9780199847563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169669.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Reed Hunt remarked that whereas it seems intuitively obvious that distinctive events are well remembered simply because we pay more attention to them, this commonsense analysis may conceal more ... More


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