Measures of Retention

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Australian Capital Territory - Australian Capital Territory Year 12 Certificate Psychology (Forgetting) Flashcards on Measures of Retention, created by Mary :) on 06/05/2013.

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Recall A measure of retention that involves retrieving stored information using few or no cues for assistance
Recall A measure of retention that involves retrieving stored information using few or no cues for assistance
Free Recall Recalling information from memory in any order with no cues for assistance
Serial Recall Recalling information from memory in the order in which it was learnt, with no cues for assistance
Cued Recall Recalling information from memory with some cues or hints for assistance
Recognition A measure of retention that involves identifying previously learnt information from a list or group of alternatives
Distraction A false item, similar to the correct item, that is included with the other items to be recognised and can lead to unreliable identification
Relearning A measure of retention that involves learning information that has been previously learnt and stored in LTM as a means of assessing whether any information was retained from the original learning
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