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MEMORY SPAN AS A MEASURE OF INDIVIDUAL-DIFFERENCES IN MEMORY CAPACITY

Abstract:

Two experiments were carried out to investigate whether the immediate digit span measure traditionally used in the assessment of individual differences in cognition is a good predictor of performance on other memory tasks. In the first experiment, it was found that subjects' digit spans were not significantly related to their performances on either short-term or longterm memory tasks, or to theoretical measures of their memory store capacities. Memory for the temporal occurrence of events, ho...

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Publisher copy:
10.3758/BF03197446

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Journal:
MEMORY and COGNITION
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
194-198
Publication date:
1978-01-01
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EISSN:
1532-5946
ISSN:
0090-502X
URN:
uuid:0be91963-4136-46e1-a321-3221c98a6080
Source identifiers:
14455
Local pid:
pubs:14455
Language:
English

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