publication . Article . 2015

Examining the Effect of Interference on Short-term Memory Recall of Arabic Abstract and Concrete Words Using Free, Cued, and Serial Recall Paradigms

Ahmed Mohammed Saleh Alduais; Yasir Saad Almukhaizeem;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2015 Journal: Advances in Language and Literary Studies (issn: 2203-4714, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Australian International Academic Centre PTY. LTD.
Purpose: To see if there is a correlation between interference and short-term memory recall and to examine interference as a factor affecting memory recalling of Arabic and abstract words through free, cued, and serial recall tasks. Method: Four groups of undergraduates in King Saud University, Saudi Arabia participated in this study. The first group consisted of 9 undergraduates who were trained to perform three types of recall for 20 Arabic abstract and concrete words. The second, third and fourth groups consisted of 27 undergraduates where each group was trained only to perform one recall type: free recall, cued recall and serial recall respectively. Interfer...
free text keywords: Language and Literature, P, Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar, P101-410
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