ERIC Number: EJ596319
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Is Age Kinder to the Initially More Able? Differential Ageing of Verbal Ability in the Healthy Old People in Edinburgh Study.
Deary, Ian; MacLennan, William J.; Starr, John M.
Intelligence, v26 n4 p357-75 1998
Results from a study of 387 healthy old people studied at baseline and four years later in Edinburgh (Scotland) suggest that, those with higher baseline ability, in higher social-class groups, with more education, and those who are younger are relatively protected from a decline in verbal intelligence, measured by an adult reading test, with age. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Edinburgh)