REPETITION EFFECT By N., Sam M.S. - 5 Material which is presented in a repetitive way tends to be better understood, leading to improved memory of the material. See also: distributed practice; law of frequency; massed practice. REPETITION EFFECT: "The repetition effect enhances the understanding of the presented material." Related Psychology Terms Terms of Service READABILITY RESEARCH HEARING LEARNING ADDS LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) HABIT PERSONALITY PATTERN DISTURBANCE EBBINGHAUS, HERMANN (1850- 1909) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "REPETITION EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/repetition-effect/ (accessed December 2, 2021).