SERIAL POSITION CURVE By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a graphic representation of items remembered as a function of the order they were presented in. Item sat the beginning are remembered best and a U-shaped curve is the result. SERIAL POSITION CURVE: "Serial position curve is a representation of hiow we remember things in order." Related Psychology Terms GROWTH CURVE MEMORY-OPERATING CHARACTERISTIC CURVE (MOCC) BELL CURVE GENERATION EFFECT SERIAL RECALL PROBE TECHNIQUE PARANOID-SCHIZOID POSITION RETENTION CURVE LUMINOSITY CURVE PROBLEM REPRESENTATION Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SERIAL POSITION CURVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/serial-position-curve/ (accessed June 26, 2017).