ERIC Number: EJ291714
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Passage Length and Recall with Test Size Held Constant: Effects of Modality, Pacing, and Learning Set.
Rothkopf, E. Z.; Billington, M. J.
Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, v22 n6 p667-81 Dec 1983
Examines whether, after a single reading, the recall of text elements depends on the length of the passage. Results show more detail was remembered 23 hours later for short passages than for long. Concludes that negative effects of passage length on test performance were due in part to acquisition processes rather than retrieval. (EKN)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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