The Effect of Memorizing on Comprehension

  • A. A. Smirnov
Part of the Monographs in Psychology book series (MOPSY)


Analogously to the influence of understanding on memorizing, one can speak of the opposite: the influence of memorization on comprehension. This means that, being included in memorizing as in a special form of activity, understanding is determined by the peculiarity of this activity, by its characteristics.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Smirnov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PsychologyAcademy of Pedagogical SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Moscow State University and Moscow City Pedagogical InstituteRussia

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