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Anderson, Joan W.; And Others – Educational Gerontology, 1986
Attempted cognitive training of Raven's Progressive Matrices using guided self-discovery, but without directly providing strategies. Thirty-six older and 36 younger adults were pretested, underwent training, and were posttested. Found no significant difference in improvement between younger and older adults. Failed to find evidence for successful…
Descriptors: Adults, Age Differences, Aging (Individuals), Cognitive Development
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Guttman, Ruth – Educational Gerontology, 1981
Administered the Raven Progressive Matrices (RPM) to (N=408) individuals in 100 family groups. Scores on all five subtests were highest in the 18-26 age group, decreasing with age. Males scored higher on each subtest in each age group. Performance on the RPM increased with additional years of education. (Author)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Adolescents, Adults, Age Differences