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The technique of Waugh & Norman (1965) is widely used in measuring the capacity of primary memory. Watkins (1974) has proposed a modification of the technique which takes into account registration failure. A further modification is proposed which takes into account findings of negative recency in delayed recall.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Br J Psychol

Publication Date

08/1979

Volume

70

Pages

441 - 443

Keywords

Humans, Mathematics, Memory, Mental Recall, Models, Psychological