What's in a name, what's in a place? The role of verbal labels in distinct cognitive tasks

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The effects of congruent and incongruent labelling On two simple cognitive tasks, sequence learning and place learning,, were investigated. The results of both studies indicate the greater cognitive importance of information derived from the object compared to information derived from the verbal label.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-46
Number of pages15
JournalCurrent Psychology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1999


  • visual spatial memory
  • children

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