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Strategies of remembering: a study of directed forgetting

Timmins, W. K


This study was an investigation of the processes underlying people's performance in directed forgetting experiments. A variety of techniques were employed for this purpose, including paired associate probe, free recall, and running recognition tasks. Experiments 1 and 2 used a repeated item technique to examine the relative contributions of selective rehearsal and item differenti­ation in determining the effect of an instruction to forget. Both rehearsal and item differentiation were found to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07-24
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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