ARTICULATORY SUPPRESSION

a method requiring the participant to perform a distracting verbal task, such as counting or naming, during the retention period of a memory test. Inhibits the use of sub vocal rehearsal.

ARTICULATORY SUPPRESSION: "An articulatory suppression task aims to prevent the individual from rehearsing items sub vocally, in order to get a clearer idea of the extent of memory storage. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ARTICULATORY SUPPRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/articulatory-suppression/ (accessed October 18, 2020).
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