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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 7 Memory *memory- system or process in which the products or results of learning are stored for future use *nonsense syllables- stimuli used to study memory; typically composed of a consonant vowel-consonant sequence *serial learning- learning procedure in which material that has been learned must be repeated in the order in which it was presented; also known as ordered recall *free recall- learning procedure in which material that has been learned may be repeated in any order *serial position effect- tendency for items at the beginning and end of a list to be learned better than items in the middle *paired associate learning- learning procedure in which items to be recalled are learned in pairs. During recall, one member of the pair is presented and the other is to be recalled *recognition test- test in which retention is measured by the ability to pick out previously learned items from a list that also contains unfamiliar items *relearning test- test of retention that compares the time or trails required to learn material a second time with the time or trials required to learn the material the first time *saving score- difference between the time or trials originally required to learn material and the time or trials required to relearn material; also known as relearning score...
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