recency effect


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recency effect

(ˈriːsənsɪ)
n
(Psychology) psychol the phenomenon that when people are asked to recall in any order the items on a list, those that come at the end of the list are more likely to be recalled than the others
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The results showed clear evidence of primacy, plus a large recency effect when the last item in the series was tested first.
The existence of such a "recency effect" would still support the notion that word naming arises from general cognitive mechanisms, Smith asserts.
For example, since framing has been shown to affect decisions in a robust set of contexts, will it be able to moderate the recency effect in these other contexts?
The guidelines contain two enhancements that reflect the recency effect. If the defendant committed the current offense while under some form of criminal justice control, his criminal history scores is augmented by two points.(28) Two points are also added to the criminal history score if the defendant committed any part of the current offense less than two years following release from confinement on a sentence of imprisonment counted as relevant under the U.S.
The images were presented contiguously and simultaneously on the computer screen, but would be subject to a left-right bias that would have promoted a recency effect for the form on the right side of the screen.
Because of recency effect (Duncan, 2000), advertisements placed at the end of a commercial break should be more easily recalled than advertisements placed at the front positions, when viewers are interviewed at the end of a comm ercial break.
As in the earlier experiments, the d[prime](order) recency effect appears steeper than the item recency effect, although the difference is not significant.
Moreover, the recency effect was found only for aircraft that were initially suggested to be friendly.
The most common evidence quoted for the existence of STM and LTM is the "Recency Effect" observed when people are asked to recall a list of words with or without a delay between exposure and Recall.
Phonological short-term store and the nature o the recency effect: Evidence from neuropsychology.
That's a natural "recency effect" from the latest meetingthat can hang on your brain.
The other is the recency effect: because people are more likely to memorize the last option when many options are presented, the last option is more likely to be chosen (Cameron, Brown-Iannuzzi, & Payne, 2012).