Interpretation of Response Time in Research on the Development of Memory and Cognition

  • Robert Kail
Part of the Springer Series in Cognitive Development book series (SSCOG)


Human memory has traditionally been studied by examining how and when it fails—by considering the frequency and pattern of errors in recall or recognition. These errors may result from failures of learning, retention, or retrieval, and one difficulty in the traditional approach is the disentangling of these alternative sources of error.


Response Time Rotation Rate Mental Rotation Growth Function Choice Reaction Time 
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