ERIC Number: EJ211183
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
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Effects of Analogy to Prior Knowledge on Memory for New Information.
Schustack, Miriam W.; Anderson, John R.
Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, v18 n5 p565-83 Oct 1979
Two experiments explored how memory for new information is affected by awareness of parallels to pre-experimental knowledge. Results suggest that the benefit of prior knowledge derives from the more elaborate encodings that analogy promotes. (Author/AM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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