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Heggie, Lindsay; Wade-Woolley, Lesly – Reading Psychology, 2018
We examined the relationship between two metalinguistic tasks: prosodic awareness and punctuation ability. Specifically, we investigated whether adults' ability to punctuate was related to the degree to which they are aware of and able to manipulate prosody in spoken language. English-speaking adult readers (n = 115) were administered a receptive…
Descriptors: Intonation, Suprasegmentals, Punctuation, Metalinguistics
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Goegan, Lauren D.; Harrison, Gina L. – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2017
The effects of extended time on the writing performance of university students with learning disabilities (LD) was examined. Thirty-eight students (19 LD; 19 non-LD) completed a collection of cognitive, linguistic, and literacy measures, and wrote essays under regular and extended time conditions. Limited evidence was found to support the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Testing Accommodations, Learning Disabilities
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Gray, Sarah A.; Fettes, Peter; Woltering, Steven; Mawjee, Karizma; Tannock, Rosemary – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2016
To better understand the nature of impairment resulting from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) for students in a post-secondary education (PSE) setting, the authors analyzed the symptoms and associated impairment of 135 students with a diagnosis of ADHD who were recruited via Student Disability Services in Canadian post-secondary…
Descriptors: College Students, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Semi Structured Interviews, Postsecondary Education
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Miller, Delyana I.; Davidson, Patrick S. R.; Schindler, Dwayne; Messier, Claude – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2013
New editions of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence and Memory scales are now available. Yet, given the significant changes in these new releases and the skepticism that has met them, independent evidence on their psychometric properties is much needed but currently lacking. We administered the WAIS-IV and the Older Adult version of the WMS-IV to 145…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Older Adults, Measures (Individuals), Memory
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Michalica, Kerri; Hunt, Harry – Creativity Research Journal, 2013
This study examined the commonalities and the differences between creativity and the schizophrenia spectrum. The variables measured were creativity, schizotypy, absorption, mystical experiences, spatial ability, balance, positive and negative presence, and neuroticism. Three community groups were recruited: 31 artists, 10 people with…
Descriptors: Creativity, Schizophrenia, Experience, Spatial Ability