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assigning a detected stimulus into a category (not necessarily task defined)
Learning and Memory
VSochat about one year ago.

Asserted relationships to other concepts

Tasks that are asserted to measure recognition

TaskContrast Measure

doors and people test
  • visual recognition (doors test)
(details) 
  • verbal recognition (names test)
(details) 

Leiter International Performance Scale
  • immediate recognition
(details) 
  • delayed recognition
(details) 

Children's Memory Scale
  • delayed recognition
(details) 

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    User Discussion


    "current definition from Gluck, M. A., Mercado, E., & Myers, C. E. (2008). Learning and Memory: From Brain to Behavior. New York: Worth."
    ABakkour (about six years ago)


    "Initial definition retrieved from http://medical.webends.com/kw/Recognition%20%28Psychology%29"
    NPicchetti (about six years ago)

    Term History

    REVISION 5

    Definition contributed by RPoldrack about five years ago:the identification of an object, either via its identity or via some feature (such as whether it was previously encountered)

    REVISION 4

    Definition contributed by ABakkour about six years ago:a memory test that involves picking out (or recognizing) a studied item from a list of possible items

    REVISION 3

    Definition contributed by BGregory about six years ago:The knowledge or perception that someone or something present has been previously encountered.

    REVISION 2

    Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:The knowledge or perception that someone or something present has been previously encountered. (from http://medical.webends.com/kw/Recognition%20%28Psychology%29)

    REVISION 1

    Definition contributed by SAdministrator about eight years ago:No definition submitted yet

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