The factors that strengthen these tendencies or connections are the frequency, recency, primacy, and vividness of experience.
Can the law of effect be interpreted as an instance of the sub-law of recency?
This is the natural consequence of recency of settlement and rapid increase.
Japanese work has been severely criticized, but the recency of the introduction of the cotton industry must not be forgotten.
In any case, the reference to the locomotive established the recency of the name.
We may thus represent to the eye the recency of man's appearance, so far as at present known to science.
For owing to their recency the knowledge of them still remains distinct.
That Mount Rainier should still retain so much of its internal heat is not surprising in view of the recency of its eruptions.
No fact of science is more certainly established than the recency of man in geological time.
Hallucinations depend largely upon the recency, frequency, and vividness of past experience.
early 15c., from Latin recentem (nominative recens) "lately done or made, new, fresh, young," from re- (see re-) + PIE root *ken- "fresh, new, young" (cf. Greek kainos "new;" Sanskrit kanina- "young;" Old Irish cetu- "first;" Old Church Slavonic načino "to begin," koni "beginning"). Related: Recently; recentness (1670s, but OED reports recency (1610s) was "Common in 19th c.").