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Individual recapitulation of Figure 2

Posted by Potsdam_EM_Group on 28 Sep 2007 at 03:12 GMT

How accurate could participants reproduce Table 2 if asked after the experiment? How much do the results reported in the paper depend on the level of learning letter substitutes?

RE: Individual recapitulation of Figure 2

DenisPelli replied to Potsdam_EM_Group on 26 Oct 2007 at 10:01 GMT

Observer KT, an author, could rattle off the list of substitutes (Figure 2) from memory. Most participants, we suspect, could not, though we did not quiz them. The percentage contributions of the three processes weren’t different for KT (Table 2), which suggests that knowledge of the substitution code doesn’t affect the main result.

Denis Pelli & Katharine Tillman