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ERIC Number: EJ149529
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Discrimination of the Target Item and the Reduction of Interference
Runquist, Willard N.; Maki, Judith
American Journal of Psychology, 89, 2, 231-40, Jun 76
When subjects learned paired associates that, on the study trials, consisted of a stimulus (cue) and its correct (target) response plus two other (distractor) responses from within the list, the presence of the distractor items interfered with learning, especially when overtly pronounced as opposed to silently studied. (Editor)
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