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ERIC Number: EJ423937
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-0025
The Gender-Linked Language Effect in Primary and Secondary Students' Impromptu Essays.
Mulac, Anthony; And Others
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v23 n9-10 p439-69 Nov 1990
Analysis of 19 language features in impromptu essays written by 96 students (half males, half females) from grades 4, 8, and 12 enabled researchers to identify the gender of the writer 84-87 percent of the time. Further analyses established a relationship between this "gender-linked language effect" and subjective attributional ratings by volunteer readers. (EVL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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