Accession Number : AD0479523

Title :   AN EXAMINATION OF RECOGNITION AND FREE RECALL AS MEASURES OF ACQUISITION AND LONG-TERM RETENTION.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Bruce, Darryl ; Cofer, Charles N.

Report Date : DEC 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : While showing different degrees of sensitivity in the detection of learning, free recall and recognition measures nonetheless yielded acquisition curves of similar shape. Recognition retention functions were found to lie above or below and to have greater or lesser slope than comparable free recall retention curves, depending on conditions. (Author)

Descriptors :   *LEARNING), *RECALL), (*MEMORY(PSYCHOLOGY), (*VERBAL BEHAVIOR, RETENTION(PSYCHOLOGY), IDENTIFICATION, PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, SENSITIVITY, RECOVERY.

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE