On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Friendly data set which pertains to Format Effects on Recall. The Friendly data set is found in the car R package. You can load the Friendly data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Friendly"). This will load the data into a variable called Friendly. If R says the Friendly data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("car") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Friendly R data set. The size of this file is about 352 bytes.
Format Effects on Recall
Friendly data frame has 30 rows and 2 columns. The data are from an experiment on subjects' ability to remember words based on the presentation format.
This data frame contains the following columns:
A factor with levels:
Before, Recalled words presented before others;
Meshed, Recalled words meshed with others;
SFR, Standard free recall.
Number of words correctly recalled, out of 40 on final trial of the experiment.
Friendly, M. and Franklin, P. (1980) Interactive presentation in multitrial free recall. Memory and Cognition 8 265–270 [Personal communication from M. Friendly].
Fox, J. (2008) Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Second Edition. Sage.
Fox, J. and Weisberg, S. (2011) An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition, Sage.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.