REPETITION EFFECT By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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 MASSED PRACTICE AUDITORY VERBAL LEARNING TEST INTRUSION ERROR PROGRESSIVELY DISTRIBUTED PROCESS APTITUDE-TREATMENT INTERACTION WORD-FREQUENCY STUDY PRECATEGORICAL ACOUSTIC STORAGE (PAS) VALUE ANALYSIS AUDITORY MEMORY REPRODUCTIVE MEMORY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REPETITION EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/repetition-effect/ (accessed May 7, 2021).