Recency Effect

Posted in Human Resources Terms, Total Reads: 6667

Definition: Recency Effect

Recency effect is a human tendency to remember and recollect the things, experiences or gifts/ items which have been given to that person recently. In other words, people remember the things which have been said or described in the end, at the start.

People tend to recall the things or experience which have happened recently, and tend to forget the earlier experiences.

For example if a person hears a long list of words say:

“Frightful” “Murky” “Creepy” “Adventurous” “Misty” “Dark” “Devastating”, he would most likely remember Devastating, Dark and Misty over the other words.

Browse the definition and meaning of more terms similar to Recency Effect. The Management Dictionary covers over 7000 business concepts from 6 categories.

Search & Explore : Management Dictionary

Share this Page on:
Facebook ShareTweetShare on Linkedin