VON RESTORFF EFFECT

a memory-procedure theory postulating that an object which is different from others within a sequence will be recalled more than the objects of uniqueness. Commonly referred to as differentiveness effect.

VON RESTORFF EFFECT: "Lisa uses the Von Restorff Effect to help her study by highlighting the most important words in a different color than the others. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VON RESTORFF EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/von-restorff-effect/ (accessed August 9, 2020).
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