Accession Number:

ADA218268

Title:

A Long-Term Retention Advantage for Spatial Information Learned Naturally and in the Laboratory

Descriptive Note:

Doctoral thesis

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-06-09

Pagination or Media Count:

192.0

Abstract:

The long-term retention characteristics of three memory components learned both naturally and in the laboratory were investigated. Using a cued recall procedure, 48 college students were asked to recall the spatial, temporal, and item components of their own semester schedules Experiment 2, or a fictitious schedule Experiment 2. In completing class schedule questionnaires, students were both cued with and asked to recall these three components. Keywords Memory retention, Spatial memory retention, Temporal memory retention.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE