DUAL PROCESS THEORY By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. A theory that response to stimuli allows control of behaviour in 2 stages. 2. Memoery theory. Operation of 2 different processes in recognition memory. DUAL PROCESS THEORY: "Dual process theory looks at memory by recollection and familiarity." Related Psychology Terms EXPLICIT MEMORY TWO-PROCESS MODEL OF RECALL ATTENUATION THEORY ANOETIC MEMORY LOGOGEN MEMORY ABILITIES RECOGNITION MEMORY TEST (RMT) DEFENSIVE BEHAVIOR ACTIVITY THEORY DUAL-STORE MODEL OF MEMORY Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DUAL PROCESS THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dual-process-theory/ (accessed June 23, 2017).