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ERIC Number: EJ162487
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Organization of Information in Text Memory
McKoon, Gail
Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 16, 2, 247-260, Apr 77
An experiment tested the hypothesis that the memory representation of a text is a hierarchical structure in which information is ordered from most important to least important. Sentences that tested topic information were verified faster and more accurately than sentences that tested detail information. (Author/RM)
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