ERIC Number: EJ564653
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Name Seven Words: Demonstrating the Effects of Knowledge on Rate of Retrieval.
Muir-Broaddus, Jacqueline E.
Teaching of Psychology, v25 n2 p119-20 1998
Describes a simple exercise that demonstrates how content knowledge facilitates the rate of retrieval of domain-specific information. Music experts and novice students quickly name any seven words that relate to music. Reliably, the experts complete the task more quickly. Students rated this demonstration as both educational and interesting. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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