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Evaluation of a method for studying forgetting is data from split half recognition tests contaminated by test interference


Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 11(2): 126-128
Evaluation of a method for studying forgetting is data from split half recognition tests contaminated by test interference
Split-half recognition testing is a method of investigating forgetting in which a human subject studies a list of items and then is given a recognition test covering half the items on the list. At a later time, a final recognition test covering the other half of the items is given. Whether taking the 1st recognition test affected the subject's recognition accuracy on the 2nd test was investigated. The 1st test apparently did not affect performance on the 2nd test, provided the 2 tests were separated by 24 h or more.


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