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dc.contributor.authorWhitt, Gary L.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-14T20:17:47Z
dc.date.available2014-03-14T20:17:47Z
dc.date.issued2000-10-24en_US
dc.identifier.otheretd-10302000-14070023en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/29401
dc.description.abstractThe Effects of Speech Cues on Long-term Memory Gary Whitt (ABSTRACT) This research examines a possible relationship between intentional memory and possible phonologic cues in the human voice. Specifically, if someone has told us something in the past, does hearing that same voice at the time of recall affect our ability to remember what was said? Also, if voice cues do affect memory, is the effect voice-specific? Since most standardized assessments of student learning and tests of human memory rest their conclusions about human learning solely on non-aural tests, it is necessary to determine if student performance changes with test modality. Via a computer program, ninety-five adults each listened to a male voice read a one-minute story and were then randomly assigned to take one of three different tests consisting of multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank items. In the first test, the male voice from the story read all questions and possible answers. The second test used a different male voice to read while the third test was text-only. All tests contained identical content and gave single-modality cues only, text or speech. Results show no significant difference in long-term recall or recognition with respect to test-modality. Further research in this area is encouraged to determine if conclusions are generalizable to wider populations and hold for longer memory intervals.en_US
dc.publisherVirginia Techen_US
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dc.relation.haspartWhitt.pdfen_US
dc.rightsI hereby grant to Virginia Tech or its agents the right to archive and to make available my thesis or dissertation in whole or in part in the University Libraries in all forms of media, now or hereafter known. I retain all proprietary rights, such as patent rights. I also retain the right to use in future works (such as articles or books) all or part of this thesis or dissertation.en_US
dc.subjectmulti-modal assessmenten_US
dc.subjectspeech cuesen_US
dc.subjectspeechen_US
dc.subjectcontext dependent memoryen_US
dc.titleThe Effects of Speech Cues on Long-term Memoryen_US
dc.typeDissertationen_US
dc.contributor.departmentTeaching and Learningen_US
thesis.degree.namePhDen_US
thesis.degree.leveldoctoralen_US
thesis.degree.grantorVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen_US
dc.contributor.committeechairBurton, John K.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberHolmes, Glen A.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberTeates, Thomas G.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberMoore, David Michaelen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberSherman, Gregory P.en_US
dc.identifier.sourceurlhttp://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-10302000-14070023/en_US
dc.date.sdate2000-10-30en_US
dc.date.rdate2001-10-30
dc.date.adate2000-10-30en_US


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