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Tag: Primacy Effects

Primacy and recency effects for taste

Published in:┬áJournal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, Volume 44, Issue 3, 399-405 Abstract “Historically, much of what we know about human memory has been discovered in experiments using visual and verbal stimuli. In two experiments, participants demonstrated reliably high recognition for nonverbal liquids. In Experiment 1, participants showed high accuracy for recognizing tastes (bitter, salty, sour, sweet) over a 30-s delay in a recognition task, even when the probe stimulus was only a different concentration within the same taste. In Experiment 2, participants tasted three liquids and showed both primacy and recency effects in a serial-position recognition task… Read More