primacy effect

primacy effect
The increased ability to remember the first items in a list

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  • Primacy — is the state or condition of being prime or first, as in time, place, rank, etc., hence, excellency; supremacy. It may otherwise refer to a property of the office, rank, or character of a primate; the chief ecclesiastical station or dignity in a… …   Wikipedia

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  • Primacy of Simon Peter — A number of Christian denominations and scholars hold that Simon Peter was the most prominent of the apostles, favored by Jesus of Nazareth with the first place of honor and authority. [ The Canon Debate , McDonald Sanders editors, 2002, chapter… …   Wikipedia

  • Serial position effect — Graph showing the serial position effect. The vertical axis shows the percentage of words recalled; the horizontal axis shows their position in the sequence. The serial position effect, a term coined by Hermann Ebbinghaus through studies he… …   Wikipedia

  • Law of primacy in persuasion — In advertising and public communications, the law of primacy in persuasion as postulated by Frederick Hansen Lund in 1925 holds that the side of an issue presented first will have greater effectiveness than the side presented subsequently. [Stone …   Wikipedia

  • Bradley effect — Tom Bradley speaking at AIDS Walk LA at the Paramount Studios lot in 1988 The Bradley effect, less commonly called the Wilder effect,[1][2] is a theory proposed to explain observed discrepancies between voter opinion polls and el …   Wikipedia

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