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    The Ursinus Weekly, November 20, 1961

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    Two re-votes needed to elect \u2763 Ruby business managers • Invest in America talk attended by four Ursinus men • Seniors\u27 Ball has East Indies theme; Mabuhay is title • Holochuk, Kearney star in The Wedding present • Ursinus Y invites delegates from twenty colleges • Pre-medders hear Berry, Rode give dentistry address • Local bank display depicts growth of Ursinus College • Gold discovered in basement of Bomberger? • Weekly reviewer sees George Apley as good entertainment with slow spots • Sandmann, YMCA official, to evaluate U.C. campus • Mrs. Helfferich to show Dutch slides, artifacts • ISC\u27s Judy Byrnes outlines Ursinus\u27 sorority program • Editorial: P.A. perspective; Photographs • Ursinus in the past • Licentious men and ragged children mark Italian villages and countryside • Wide athletic experience stands Roger Pearson in good stead here: Assistant football coach was all-East player; Pearson also plays baseball in Oriole chain • Diplomats, Drexel Dragons destroy booters\u27 bid for 500 season record • Day students gain intramural finals • Ursinus Whitians to hold reception • Mainline Playhouse gives old play; Our American cousin seen by Lincolnhttps://digitalcommons.ursinus.edu/weekly/1305/thumbnail.jp

    The Influence of Meaningfulness and Physical Intralist Discriminability of the Learning and Retention of Verbal Stimuli

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    The purpose of this experiment was to test an interpretation of Gibson\u27s hypothesis relating to stimulus differentiation. Verbal learning was utilized, with an attempt to control intralist stimulus differentiation through the manipulation of the physical properties of the stimuli themselves. It was hypothesized that physical discrimination would facilitate verbal learning. The results showed mean number of errors to be significantly related to meaningfulness, with more mean errors per trial in the low meaningfulness lists than in the high. The other results were generally not significant: however, the trends indicated that learning was faster in both the case of high meaning and in the case of physical discriminability, and that physical discriminability produced a greater difference in the low meaningfulness condition than in the high. The trends, although not significant, seem generally to support the experimental hypothesis. Further experimentation in the area of physical stimulus differentiation is suggested
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