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Object recognition as a function of stimulus characteristics

Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society [January 1984]

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Abstract: Twenty-five college students were tested for recognition memory of small common objects immediately after exposure and after a retention interval of 1 week. The objects were classified into three object types based upon a cluster analysis of rated stimulus characteristics. The results indicated that recognition performance was influenced by object type and retention interval. The importance of considering stimulus characteristics in theoretical explanations of memory for environmental detail was discussed.


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Publication Year:1984
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society
Publication Info:Volume 22 Number 1
Issue:January 1984
Page(s):15-18
ISSN:0090-5054
Record Number:7873
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00