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Free recall

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Free recall is a basic paradigm in the psychological study of memory. [1]

6 relations: George Armitage Miller, Memory, Psychology, Serial-position effect, Short-term memory, The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two.

George Armitage Miller

George Armitage Miller (February 3, 1920 – July 22, 2012) was an American psychologist who was one of the founders of the cognitive psychology field.

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Memory is the faculty of the mind by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved.

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Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.

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Serial-position effect

Serial-position effect is the tendency of a person to recall the first and last items in a series best, and the middle items worst.

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Short-term memory

Short-term memory (or "primary" or "active memory") is the capacity for holding, but not manipulating, a small amount of information in mind in an active, readily available state for a short period of time.

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The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two

"The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information" is one of the most highly cited papers in psychology.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_recall

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