von Restorff, Hedwig

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von Restorff,

Hedwig, German psychologist.
von Restorff effect - memory process theory.
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Second, tell them - creating association and Von Restorff through the middle.
From the psychology of learning, the classic Von Restorff Effect predicts that people recall, with little effort, unique aspects of information, while disregarding the rest.
Research on the von Restorff effect in rats has shown that novel stimuli, such as a tone presentation, could aid retention of maze locations in the absence of PI (Reed & Richards, 1996).