ERIC Number: EJ356324
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Social Influences on Cognitive Strategies and Cognitive Development: The Role of Communication and Instruction.
Turnure, James E.
Intelligence, v11 n1 p77-89 Jan-Mar 1987
In a synthesis of concepts from communication, comprehension, and socialization of intelligence, it is suggested that strategy adoption is dependent on the prior learning of the "situated meaning" for tasks requiring the use of memory strategies. In this view, strategy deficiencies in the mentally retarded arise from an impoverished learning history. (LMO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue with title "A Symposium: Why Are the Mentally Retarded Strategically Deficient?"