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dc.contributor.authorSzmalec, A.
dc.contributor.authorDuyck, W.
dc.contributor.authorVandierendonck, A.
dc.contributor.authorMata, A.B.
dc.contributor.authorPage, M.P.A.
dc.identifier.citationSzmalec , A , Duyck , W , Vandierendonck , A , Mata , A B & Page , M P A 2009 , ' The Hebb repetition effect as a laboratory analogue of novel word learning ' , Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology , vol. 62 , no. 3 , pp. 435-443 .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 191936
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dc.identifier.otherdspace: 2299/6031
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 65349100535
dc.descriptionOriginal article can be found at : Copyright Informa / Taylor & Francis Group [Full text of this article is not available in the UHRA]
dc.description.abstractThe present study tests the hypothesis that a common ordering mechanism underlies both short-term serial recall of verbal materials and the acquisition of novel long-term lexical representations, using the Hebb repetition effect. In the first experiment, participants recalled visually presented nonsense syllables following a typical Hebb effect learning protocol. Replicating the Hebb repetition effect, we observed improved recall for repeated sequences of syllables. In the second experiment, the same participants performed an auditory lexical decision task, which included nonwords that were constructed from the syllables used in the first experiment. We observed inhibited rejection of nonwords that were composed of the repeated Hebb sequences, compared to nonwords that were built from nonrepeated filler sequences. This suggests that a long-term phonological lexical representation developed during Hebb learning. Accordingly, the relation between immediate serial recall and word learning is made explicit by arguing that the Hebb repetition effect is a laboratory analogue of naturalistic vocabulary acquisition.en
dc.relation.ispartofQuarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
dc.subjectimmediate series recall
dc.titleThe Hebb repetition effect as a laboratory analogue of novel word learningen
dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Psychology
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Life and Medical Sciences
dc.contributor.institutionHealth & Human Sciences Research Institute
dc.contributor.institutionLearning, Memory and Thinking
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Review

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