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Wohldmann, Erica L.; Healy, Alice F.; Bourne, Lyle E., Jr. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2008
Two experiments explored the benefits to retention and transfer conferred by mental practice. During familiarization, participants typed 4-digit numbers and took an immediate typing test on both old and new numbers. Participants then typed old 4-digit numbers, either physically or mentally, with either a different response configuration or the…
Descriptors: Interference (Language), Experiments, Retention (Psychology), Psychomotor Skills