ERIC Number: EJ653236
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Roles of Age and Familiarity in Learning Health Information.
Brown, Scott C.; Park, Denise C.
Educational Gerontology, v28 n8 p695-710 Sep 2002
Younger (n=40) and older (n=40) adults received information on either familiar or unfamiliar diseases and answered questions about it. Older adults learned less regardless of familiarity or type of memory test. Both older and younger participants learned less new information about familiar diseases. (Contains 30 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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