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50 Years of ERIC
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ERIC Number: EJ182483
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Publication Date: 1978
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Individual Differences in Memory: Theory, Data, and Educational Implications
Royer, James M.; And Others
Contemporary Educational Psychology, 3, 2, 182-203, Apr 78
Individual differences in memory can be studied from two theoretical perspectives: Reappearance Theory or Constructive Theory. To test the Constructive Theory, two experiments examined the retention of high and low ability students. The results of both experiments supported the hypothesis that learners who acquire information rapidly also display superior retention. (BW)
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