ERIC Number: EJ228457
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980-May
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Age Changes in Problem Solving and Attention: The Effect of Irrelevant Stimulus Variability.
Vlietstra, Alice G.
Journal of Psychology, v105 n1 p21-28 May 1980
Problem solving and related observation behaviors were assessed using 108 subjects in three age groups (4 years, 8 years, and college undergraduates). Interference from uninformative stimuli affected all ages, but decreased at older ages. Only the adults exhibited selective, relevant observation behaviors. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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