Recency

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Recency is a fundamental memory effect whereby more recent practice takes less time and has a higher level of correctness. Recency was first listed as a main principle of association by Thomas Brown in the early 19th century (Murphy & Kovach, 1972).

  • Murphy, G., & Kovach, J. (1972). Historical introduction to modern psychology. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.