Modelling the activation of words in human memory : the spreading activation, spooky-activation-at-a-distance and the entanglement models compared
Galea, David, Bruza, Peter D., Kitto, Kirsty, Nelson, Douglas, & McEvoy, Cathy (2011) Modelling the activation of words in human memory : the spreading activation, spooky-activation-at-a-distance and the entanglement models compared. In 5th Quantum Interaction Symposium (QI-2011), 26 - 29 June 2011, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.
Modelling how a word is activated in human memory is an important requirement for determining the probability of recall of a word in an extra-list cueing experiment. The spreading activation, spooky-action-at-a-distance and entanglement models have all been used to model the activation of a word. Recently a hypothesis was put forward that the mean activation levels of the respective models are as follows:
Spreading � Entanglment � Spooking-action-at-a-distance
This article investigates this hypothesis by means of a substantial empirical analysis of each model using the University of South Florida word association, rhyme and word norms.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||conceptual representation, human memory, quantum theory|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Conceptual Modelling (080603)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > COGNITIVE SCIENCE (170200) > Cognitive Science not elsewhere classified (170299)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Past > Schools > Information Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 [please consult the author]|
|Deposited On:||20 Sep 2011 09:45|
|Last Modified:||16 Jun 2012 14:56|
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