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Psychometrika

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 87–95 | Cite as

A stochastic model for rote serial learning

  • Richard C. Atkinson
Article

Abstract

A model for the acquisition of responses in an anticipatory rote serial learning situation is presented. The model is developed in detail for the case of a long intertrial interval and employed to fit data where the list length is varied from 8 to 18 words. Application of the model to the case of a short intertrial interval is considered; some predictions are derived and checked against experimental data.

Keywords

Experimental Data Public Policy Stochastic Model Statistical Theory Intertrial Interval 
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© Psychometric Society 1957

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard C. Atkinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Indiana UniversityUSA

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