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ERIC Number: EJ444595
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0142-7164
Competing Complexity Metrics and Adults' Production of Complex Sentences.
Cheung, Hintat; Kemper, Susan
Applied Psycholinguistics, v13 n1 p53-76 Mar 1992
Evaluation of the adequacy of 11 metrics for measuring linguistic complexity of language samples obtained from 60 to 90 year olds indicated that, although most of the metrics adequately accounted for age-group and individual differences in complexity, the amount and type of embedding proved to predict how easily sentences are understood and how accurately they are recalled. (46 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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