FREE RECALL By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 a term used in memory experiments where a person is asked to recall a list of items. The list can be in any order and not that in which it was given. FREE RECALL: "Joe used free recall to remember all of the names on the roll call list." Related Psychology Terms BROWN-PETERSON DISTRACTOR TECHNIQUE CATEGORIZED LIST CATEGORIZE, CATEGORICAL INTRUSION CALIFORNIA VERBAL LEARNING TEST (CVLT) FINAL FREE RECALL ASSOCIATIVE CLUSTERING SHORT-TERM MEMORY (STM) CATEGORICAL INTRUSION MIRROR TECHNIQUE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FREE RECALL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/free-recall/ (accessed November 9, 2019).