ERIC Number: EJ435248
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Family of Origin and Cohort Differences in Verbal Ability.
Alwin, Duane F.
American Sociological Review, v56 n5 p625-38 Oct 1991
Data from nine representative U.S. population samples in the General Social Survey data file for 1974 through 1990 confirm systematic declines in verbal scores for cohorts born after World War II, with the trend beginning earlier. The importance of social change must be acknowledged in trend analysis. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Social Survey
IES Cited: ED451380