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ERIC Number: EJ498842
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0922-4777
The Generation Effect in Reading and Proofreading: Is It Easier or Harder to Detect Errors in One's Own Writing?
Daneman, Meredyth; Stainton, Murray
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v5 n3 p297-313 Sep 1993
Finds that subjects were less able to detect errors in self-generated essays than in unfamiliar other-generated essays but were better able to detect errors in familiar other-generated essays than in unfamiliar ones. Finds also that the disadvantage for proofreading self-generated text is a by-product of extreme familiarity. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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