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ERIC Number: ED194639
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 56
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Individual Differences in Long-Term Memory Access.
Hunt, Earl B.; And Others
In a study of individual differences in long-term memory access, university undergraduates verified (1) whether an item was a member of a category; (2) whether two items belonged in the same category; and (3) whether two words had the same name. Reaction times from these tasks were correlated with verbal ability, as measured by performance on a standardized test of vocabulary and reading comprehension. A relationship was found between verbal ability and rection time in the verification tasks. These results are contrasted with those of Hosaboam and Pellesrino (1978), who failed to find such a relationship. The results indicated that the varous reaction time measures form a single factor that bears a moderate relationship to reading and vocabulary measures. (Author/GK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Language: English
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