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Verbal Discrimination: Re-Pairing, Language Frequency, and Associative Properties of the Stimuli
Eugene A. Lovelace and Kamlesh Bansal
The American Journal of Psychology
Vol. 86, No. 3 (Sep., 1973), pp. 491-506
Published by: University of Illinois Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1421936
Page Count: 16
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Four experiments provide evidence that (a) language frequency of the stimuli can influence the rate of learning of a verbal discrimination, (b) re-pairing of the 'correct' and 'incorrect' members of pairs has little effect if introduced from the outset but produces performance decrements if introduced when the list is nearly learned, (c) these re-pairing decrements occur differentially for lists that differ in preexperimental interitem associations, and (d) the intrapair associations formed during the learning of a verbal-discrimination task are not incidental to performance on that task.
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