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The detection of outliers in free-recall lists - an exploratory analysis

Robertson, C. (1987) The detection of outliers in free-recall lists - an exploratory analysis. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 40. pp. 140-156. ISSN 0007-1102

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Abstract

A number of methods which can be used to scan free recall lists are described. These methods will be of use in an initial exploratory analysis of responses with a view to checking the data before proceeding with more sophisticated analyses. The aim is to bring atypical recall patterns to the attention of the experimenter so that any aberrant data may be excluded if necessary or to allow such patterns to be studied further.

Item type: Article
ID code: 18053
Keywords: free recall, methodological bias, mathematical analysis, memory, cluster analysis, categorization, human, Probabilities. Mathematical statistics, Psychology(all), Statistics and Probability
Subjects: Science > Mathematics > Probabilities. Mathematical statistics
Department: Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics
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    Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
    Date Deposited: 11 May 2010 09:56
    Last modified: 05 Sep 2014 00:33
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/18053

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