The Effect of Item Distance on Organization in the Free Recall of Words

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The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of item distance, which is defined as the absolute number of words separating a single item from the other items of the category, upon clustering of the removed items. By studying clustering, psychologists hope to gain knowledge of the effect of organization on memory.

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Clay, James H., (James Hamilton) August 1970.

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The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of item distance, which is defined as the absolute number of words separating a single item from the other items of the category, upon clustering of the removed items. By studying clustering, psychologists hope to gain knowledge of the effect of organization on memory.

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Clay, James H., (James Hamilton). The Effect of Item Distance on Organization in the Free Recall of Words, thesis, August 1970; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163967/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .