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We need to keep up with recency of experience, chart update cycles and aircraft inspections to name a few.
This reinforces the behavioral tendency of "recency."
The images were presented contiguously and simultaneously on the computer screen, but would be subject to a left-right bias that would have promoted a recency effect for the form on the right side of the screen.
As noted earlier, one of the most widely developed MCM models is the RFM (recency, frequency, and monetary value) framework used in direct marketing in which the probability of customers' future purchases is estimated to be a function of the recency, frequency, and monetary value of their previous transactions.
Gruber (1987) proposed the recency effect as the framework for extending Baldwin and Howard's (1983) study.
Of the 28 EMT-PCs which had a copyright, revision or another identifiable date, the average recency was 5.9 years (standard deviation: 3.4).
(2.) This contrasts with Internet advertising, which despite its recency and relatively small size has attracted considerable attention from economists.
Scholars seem to agree that the recency hypothesis covers presidents over the last 40 to 50 years (Bose 2003; Lonnstrom and Kelly 2003).
They looked at various factors such as recency of hospitalizations prior to pregnancy, the number of previous hospitalizations, and the length of the most recent hospitalization, to differentiate women who were most likely to have a bipolar or psychotic episode in the post-partum.
The company sells religious books, music, and videos to individuals and churches and was using RFM (recency, frequency, monetary) analysis scores to drive its direct mail campaigns by measuring how often customers buy and how much they spend.
Third, a recency effect revealed that participants remembered significantly more phrases from the second story versus first story heard, F(1,14) = 6.70, p < .01, and the second party versus first party heard, overall, F(1,14) = 17.43, within the daily cohort, F(1,6) = 7.18, and within the weekly cohort, F(1,6) = 9.31 (all p's, <.01).
This success followed the Recency victory of Jordans Glory (by Hondo Black) and the Sittingbourne Standard Stakes win by Wintons Scruffy (by Honcho Classic) in 28.85sec, the second fastest 473m clock of 2005.