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ERIC Number: EJ399793
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Domain-Specific Knowledge and Memory Performance: A Comparison of High- and Low-Aptitude Children.
Schneider, Wolfgang; And Others
Journal of Educational Psychology, v81 n3 p306-12 Sep 1989
Two studies with 170 third-, 303 fifth-, and 288 seventh-graders in Heidelberg (West Germany) compared memory performance and text comprehension of groups equivalent on domain-specific knowledge of the game of soccer but differing in overall aptitude. Whether prior knowledge or overall aptitude level was more important in acquiring/using new information in a domain was studied. (TJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: West Germany
IES Cited: ED512029