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What are the consequences of calling things by their names? Six experiments investigated how classifying familiar objects with basic-level names (chairs, tables, and lamps) affected recognition memory. Memory was found to be worse for items that were overtly classified with the category name-as reflected by lower hit rates-compared with items that were not overtly classified. This effect of labeling on subsequent recall is explained in terms of a representational shift account, with labelingdoi:10.1037/0096-34126.96.36.1998 pmid:18473663 fatcat:6gbscmzm5fgeziavzphw2wl4pq