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Tactile memory Ranschburg effects under conditions of concurrent articulation.

Johnson, A. J., Skinner, R., Takwoingi, P. and Miles, C., 2019. Tactile memory Ranschburg effects under conditions of concurrent articulation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72 (7), 1855-1862.

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DOI: 10.1177/1747021819844758


In a single experiment we investigate the Ranschburg effect for tactile stimuli. Employing an immediate serial recall (ISR) procedure, participants recalled sequences of 6 rapidly presented finger stimulations by lifting their fingers in the order of original stimulation. Within-sequence repetition of an item separated by 2-intervening items resulted in impaired recall for the repeated item (the Ranschburg effect), thus replicating the findings of Roe et al. (2017). Importantly, this impairment persisted with concurrent articulation, suggesting that the Ranschburg effect is not reliant upon verbal recoding. These data illustrate that the Ranschburg effect is evident beyond verbal memory and further suggest commonality in process for both tactile and verbal order memory.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Ranschburg effect; immediate serial recall; response suppression; tactile memory
Group:Faculty of Science & Technology
ID Code:31452
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:13 Nov 2018 16:34
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 14:13


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