Anderson and Pitchert (1978)

IB Psychology: Anderson and Pitchert (1978)

The following study by Anderson and Pitchert (1978) investigated the potential role of schema on the encoding and recall of a story. As you will see, the original study was problematic because of its very small sample size (n = 39). The study was replicated by Borland et al (1987) with a much larger sample and supported the reliability of Anderson and Pitchert"s findings.Background informationA schema is a mental representation...


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