Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers

, Volume 16, Issue 6, pp 568–569

A developmental examination of ratings of associative strength

Authors

  • David F. Bjorklund
    • Department of PsychologyFlorida Atlantic University
  • John W. Jacobs
    • Department of PsychologyFlorida Atlantic University
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DOI: 10.3758/BF03200850

Cite this article as:
Bjorklund, D.F. & Jacobs, J.W. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers (1984) 16: 568. doi:10.3758/BF03200850

Abstract

Ratings of associative strength between members of pairs of categorically related words were obtained for children from Grades 3,4,6, and 8 and for college adults. Correlations of ratings were high among the five grade levels, indicating that associative relations are an early form of semantic representation that change minimally in development.

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