from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The property of being recent, newness
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of being recent; newness; new state; late origin; lateness in time; freshness
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being recent; recentness; newness; lateness; freshness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a time immediately before the present
- n. the property of having happened or appeared not long ago
First, psychologists have documented a phenomenon they call the recency effect.
Many of today's gold lovers are inflicted with what psychologists call the "recency" effect – the tendency of human beings to give most importance to what has happened in the recent past.
This is a cognitive bias known as the recency effect.
But be careful about succumbing to what psychologists call recency bias - the tendency to form beliefs based largely on the most recent observations in a long series of data.
In addition to the various data points used, campaigns based on custom audiences can be refined using factors such as recency and frequency of a given behavior.
It's called "recency" and it's the way people extrapolate past events (or returns) into the future, even as those past returns become less likely to repeat.
Maybe they were scared by Yahoo MyWeb 2.0, or just the sheer scope of what technorati, feedster and increasingly del. icio.us have to face everyday when it comes to spam, indexing, relevancy and the latest buzzword in search "recency".
The second is what I like to call the "recency" bias.
For the purposes of ranking the level of buzz over each person for display pages, the collective tinscores are modified by recency, meaning tinscores are marked down over time.
It’s the last impression, what psychologists call the recency effect.