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Generalization of a Rehearsal Strategy in Mildly Retarded Children

  • R. W. Engle
  • R. J. Nagle
  • M. Dick
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 14)

Abstract

Two groups of EMR children were given a series of free recall tasks. One group was trained to use a strategy designed to induce deeper level semantic encoding and a “no training” control group received standard free recall instructions. Subjects received either related or unrelated lists during training and related or unrelated lists during two posttests (immediately following and one week after training). Semantic strategy usage was retained at posttesting and also generalized to word lists unlike those used during training.

Keywords

Free Recall Semantic Group Categorical Cluster Neutral Group Free Recall Task 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. W. Engle
    • 1
  • R. J. Nagle
    • 1
  • M. Dick
    • 1
  1. 1.University of South CarolinaColumbiaUSA

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