ERIC Number: EJ357690
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Improving Older Adults' Retention of Text: A Test of an Instructional Strategy.
Woods, Joan H.; Bernard, Robert M.
Educational Gerontology, v13 n2 p107-20 1987
Investigated the impact on textual retention in treatment of older adults of mathemagenic activity and metamemory. Treatment conditions were adjunct conceptual postquestions, as an instructional strategy, to encourage greater depth of processing of a text, with and without a statement stressing the effects of attitude impact on the ability to remember. Assessed recall of intentional and incidental ideas. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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