On the form of ROCs constructed from confidence ratings

Kenneth J. Malmberg
2002 Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory and Cognition  
A classical question for memory researchers is whether memories vary in an all-or-nothing, discrete manner (e.g., stored vs. not stored, recalled vs. not recalled). or whether they vary along a continuous dimension (e.g., strength, similarity, or familiarity). For yes-no classification tasks, continuous-and discrete-state models predict nonlinear and linear receiver operating characteristics (ROCs), respectively
doi:10.1037//0278-7393.28.2.380 pmid:11911394 fatcat:jkoabj56yvgxjpvfgnqdrlkx44