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Tag: Revelation Effect

The revelation effect: A meta-analytic test of hypotheses

Published in: Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Volume 24, Issue 6, December 2017, 1718-1741 Abstract “Judgments can depend on the activity directly preceding them. An example is the revelation effect whereby participants are more likely to claim that a stimulus is familiar after a preceding task, such as solving an anagram, than without a preceding task. We test conflicting predictions of four revelation-effect hypotheses in a meta-analysis of 26 years of revelation-effect research. The hypotheses’ predictions refer to three subject areas: (1) the basis of judgments that are subject to the revelation effect (recollection vs. familiarity vs. fluency), (2) the degree of… Read More