Memory and Forgetting

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Hypothesis: Participants will recall more words from the beginning and end of the word list.

Aim: Murdock wanted to investigate free recall and the effect on a person's memory.


- Murdock gave participants a number of words to remember and then asked them to recall as many as possible, in any order, using a mehod called Free Recall.


-The first words recalled were those the participants heard last (the recency effect). 



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