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ERIC Number: EJ125504
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Publication Date: 1975
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The Effect of Differential Reinforcement of Cautiousness in Intellectual Performance Among the Elderly
Birkhill, William R.; Schaie, K. Warner
Journal of Gerontology, 30, 5, 578-583, Sep 75
Effects of differential reinforcement of cautiousness upon intellectual performance in the elderly were investigated employing 56 females and 32 males. Systematically varied pre-test instruction conditions involving two levels of risk and of response omission when taking the PMA Test. Results suggest performance in intelligence tests is influenced by situational variables involving motivational components. (Author)
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SRA Primary Mental Abilities Test