ERIC Number: EJ464484
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Effects of Inference Necessity and Reading Goal on Children's Inferential Generation.
Casteel, Mark A.
Developmental Psychology, v29 n2 p346-57 Mar 1993
Adults and third, fifth, and eighth graders read stories implying a consequence and were asked questions about the stories. Results indicated that subjects were not as likely to generate elaborative inferences as inferences that were necessary for story comprehension. Some age differences were found. (BC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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