Reading Comprehension and the Use of Text Structure Across the Adult Life Span

  • Bonnie J. F. Meyer
  • Carole J. Young
  • Brendan J. Bartlett
Part of the Recent Research in Psychology book series (PSYCHOLOGY)


This chapter briefly examines the research literature dealing with reading comprehension across the adult life span. Reviewed are both basic research studies in the area of prose learning and studies of reading training with adults. The final portion of the chapter briefly describes a study that taught young and old adults a reading strategy.


Reading Comprehension Reading Skill Verbal Ability Text Structure Reading Strategy 
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