Production Effect

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Production Effect

Task to study the advantage of reading stimuli aloud (as opposed to reading them silently) during study on later memory recognition.
Duration: 8 minutes
(Requires Inquisit Lab)
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Last Updated
Mar 13, 2024, 4:13PM


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MacLeod, C. M., Gopie, N., Hourihan, K. L., Neary, K. R., & Ozubko, J. D. (2010). The Production Effect: Delineation of a Phenomenon. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 36(3), 671–685.

MacLeod, C. M., & Bodner, G. E. (2017). The Production Effect in Memory. Current Directions in Psychological Science : A Journal of the American Psychological Society, 26(4), 390–395.

López Assef, B., Desmeules‐Trudel, F., Bernard, A., & Zamuner, T. S. (2021). A Shift in the Direction of the Production Effect in Children Aged 2–6 Years. Child Development, 92(6), 2447–2464.