ERIC Number: EJ284955
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Comprehending Verbal Comprehension.
Sternberg, Robert J.; Powell, Janet S.
American Psychologist, v38 n8 p878-93 Aug 1983
Reviews three alternative cognitive approaches for verbal comprehension. Discusses a theory of learning from context and cites empirical data to support the theory. Presents a componential framework for understanding verbal comprehension and suggests that the ability to acquire information from context is a key source of individual differences in intelligence. (Author/MJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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