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Shelton, Dennis; Newhouse, Robert C. – Journal of Experimental Education, 1981
Differences in recall and number of trials to criterion between incidental learning groups and control groups of undergraduate students when memorizing CVC trigrams of high or low intralist similarity were investigated in this study. Results indicate that incidental learning did occur and suggest that incidental learning facilitates intentional…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Incidental Learning, Intentional Learning, Paired Associate Learning
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Dixon, Paul N. – Journal of Experimental Education, 1978
The locus of control of subjects may be the confounding variable affecting the acceptance of motivational cues in intentional-incidental (INT-INC) learning studies, and thus the reason for conflicting results in "funneling effect" (leaning toward intentional learning as a function of motivation) experiments. 96 female college students selected for…
Descriptors: Educational Experiments, Educational Research, Incidental Learning, Intentional Learning
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Hauck, William E.; Thomas, John W. – Journal of Experimental Education, 1972
Findings suggest that humor facilitates the recall of incidental but not intentional learning. (MB)
Descriptors: Associative Learning, Creativity, Elementary School Students, Humor