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The purpose of present paper is to Determine the effect of test expectaancy and word frequency(high and low) on recall and recognition memory. 48 university student in 2 groups were first induced to expect a RCL or a RGN test and then were asked to remember a critical list consisting of both high-frequency (HF) and low-frequency (LF) words(15 HF-15LF). Following audio presentation of the critical list. different groups received either an expected RCL test, an unexpected RCL
test, an expected RGN test, or an unexpected RGN test. Results showed that recall and recognition had meaningful difrents.HF word were better in both recall and recognition. There were not effect of different test expectatancy in recall and recognition. The data indicate that LF_HF test expectatancy had not advantage on unexpectatancy test.