ERIC Number: EJ469968
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Memory Recall and Participation Levels in the Elderly: A Study of Golden Age Radio.
Durham, Pamela R.; Whittemore, Margaret P.
Educational Gerontology, v19 n6 p569-75 Sep 1993
Twelve women (mean age 90) in a nursing home listened to Golden Age radio programs and answered trivia questions. Reactions to musical programs showed they encouraged reminiscence; trivia stimulated recall of historical and life events. In contrast, comedy programs evoked little response. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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