ERIC Number: EJ454442
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Degree of Associative Relatedness and Sentence Processing by Adolescents with and without Mental Retardation.
Merrill, Edward C.; Jackson, Tonya S.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v97 n2 p173-85 Sep 1992
A cued recall study and a semantic verification study with individuals with mental retardation (n=93) found that increasing the degree to which the words in sentences were semantically related increased subjects' ability to utilize contextual information in sentences to essentially normal levels. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special Issue: The Relation of Communication and Language Development to Mental Retardation.