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ERIC Number: EJ134924
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Publication Date: 1975
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Category Similarity Effects in Children's Semantic Memory Retrieval
McFarland, Carl E., Jr.; Kellas, George
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 20, 3, 369-376, Dec 75
Students in grades 4, 6, and 8 were required to indicate whether or not a stimulus word belonged in either of two semantic categories that were held in memory. Results indicated that even for the youngest children semantically similar categories required less search time than dissimilar categories. (GO)
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