ERIC Number: EJ638742
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Publication Date: 2001
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Effect of Topic Label Repetition and Importance on Reading Time and Recall of Text.
Surber, John R.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v93 n2 p279-87 Jun 2001
College students read one of two versions of a chapter of text in which target topic labels appeared either with high frequency or low frequency. These two experiments show that readers with low prior knowledge are more likely to make use of surface cues to identify elements of text. (BF)
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