MODALITY EFFECT

is the likelihood for items to be recalled correctly if relayed orally rather than visually.

MODALITY EFFECT: "Items which are presented orally are more likely to be correctly recalled over items presented visually, this is the modality effect."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MODALITY EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/modality-effect/ (accessed May 18, 2021).
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