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Memory: Let's Play a Name Game

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On the first day of class you play a “name game” in which you say your name and repeat the names of every student ahead of you in the line. You confidently practice and remember everyone’s name when it is your turn until you come to the person directly in front of you. You cannot remember this student’s name! What has happened?

A

Recency Effect

B

Primacy Effect

C

Saliency Effect

D

Next-in-Line Effect

E

The misinformation effect