ERIC Number: EJ306896
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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A Developmental Analysis of Story Recall and Comprehension in Adulthood.
Mandel, Rhonda G.; Johnson, Nancy S.
Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, v23 n5 p643-59 Oct 1984
Examines the role of organization in adults' processing of stories. Canonical stories were better recalled than noncanonical stories by all three age groups (young, middle-aged, and old adults), and a variety of measures indicated that older adults' recall was both quantitatively and qualitatively similar to that of young adults. (SL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
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