ERIC Number: EJ591038
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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The Influence of Semantics and Syntax on What Readers Remember.
Isakson, Carol; Spyridakis, Jan H.
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, v46 n3 p366-81 Aug 1999
Investigates the relationship of specific semantic and syntactic text characteristics to what information readers recall. Confirms that readers are more likely to recall more versus less important information and information in clauses, independent clauses, and first paragraphs. Suggests how writers can use these findings to help readers retain information. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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