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ERIC Number: EJ1158066
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Nov
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1525-822X
An Improved Measure of Cognitive Salience in Free Listing Tasks: A Marshallese Example
Robbins, Michael C.; Nolan, Justin M.; Chen, Diana
Field Methods, v29 n4 p395-403 Nov 2017
A new free-list measure of cognitive salience, B', is presented, which includes both list position and list frequency. It surpasses other extant measures by being normed to vary between a maximum of 1 and a minimum of 0, thereby making it useful for comparisons irrespective of list length or number of respondents. An illustration of its properties, uses, and computation is provided with the aid of examples drawn from free lists of foods elicited from a sample of migrants from the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Marshall Islands; Arkansas
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