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Rehearsal and Memory

  • By: Stephan Lewandowsky
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Rehearsal refers to the overt or subvocal recitation of to-be-remembered (TBR) verbal material during encoding, storage, or retrieval from memory. This entry reviews the considerable evidence that rehearsal is a major determinant of memory performance in many situations, involving ...