ERIC Number: EJ432516
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Verbal Ability and Prior Knowledge: Contributions to Adults' Comprehension of Television.
Eckhardt, Beverly B.; And Others
Communication Research, v18 n5 p636-49 Oct 1991
Examines the relative contributions of both verbal ability and prior knowledge to comprehension and memory for a televised movie, in both immediate and delayed recall conditions. Suggests that, although both factors aid in the comprehension process, they do so in different ways. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Cognitive Processing of Media.