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Education and Human Development Master's Theses

1978

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An Investigation Of The Visual Selective Attention Abilities Of Children Completing A Kindergarten Program, Carol Anne Cuccu Aug 1978

An Investigation Of The Visual Selective Attention Abilities Of Children Completing A Kindergarten Program, Carol Anne Cuccu

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study investigated the ability of children completing a kindergarten program to perform a visual selective attention task.

It also examined the data to determine if measurement of the task in the visual area would complement significantly a traditional reading readiness assessment.

Subjects were instructed to sort 25 stimulus cards according to the central feature, the Greek letter. They were told to ignore the incidental features of card shape, card background color and color of the Greek letter. The subjects were given a central score for the cards correctly grouped. After completing the task, the subjects were asked to recall ...