Running missing scan: Perception of oldest member in serial presentations

James V. Hinrichs, Herman Buschke

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The ability to select the current oldest item in a homogeneous series of items was examined in 250-item sequences with an “age” range of 1–15 items. Approximately 50% of the responses were correct, and the probability of a correct response increased linearly with the age of the correct response. The memory requirements of the task were discussed and compared with other covert retention tasks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)125-126
Number of pages2
JournalPsychonomic Science
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1970


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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