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1974

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Age And Sex Differences, Meaningfulness And Formal Similarity In A Verbal Discrimination Task, Aleen Burke Dempster Jun 1974

Age And Sex Differences, Meaningfulness And Formal Similarity In A Verbal Discrimination Task, Aleen Burke Dempster

Master's Theses

The present investigation is concerned with learning in the aged. The task is a verbal discrimination one, in which the dimensions of meaningfulness and formal intrapair similarity are examined. The study is ontogenetic in the limited sense that the older sample, over 60 years of age, is compared to a sample of college age youth.