a examination wherein the frequency of to-be-recalled words is manipulated to explore the impact of this variant on later memory. Commonly, in analyses of free recall, higher frequency words are recalled more often, but within analyses of identification memory, lower frequency words are recalled more often.

WORD-FREQUENCY STUDY: "Word frequency studies are used in studies of short-term memory. "
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