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ERIC Number: EJ121281
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Publication Date: 1975
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Developmental Trends in the Abstraction and Recall of Relevant versus Irrelevant Thematic Information from Connected Verbal Materials
Christie, Daniel J.; Schumacher, Gary M.
Child Development, 46, 2, 598-602, Jun 75
Children from kindergarten, second, and fifth grade were verbally presented a passage containing an equal number of idea units which were relevant versus irrelevant to the main theme of a story. For all grade levels, relevant idea units were recalled to a greater extent than idea units irrelevant to the main theme. (CS)
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