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Assessment of long-term verbal memory in children.

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This study was designed to evaluate the use of a Paired Associate Learning Test (PALT) and a Story Recall test with children aged from 8 to 12 years. 46 normal control children and 19 children of low ability were given the PALT from the Wechsler Memory Scale, and a story recall task, based on Wechsler's Logical Memory subtest, but using stories designed to be suitable for children. Performance on PALT approached ceiling levels for the control children. Both PALT and story recall were more str...

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10.1080/09658219408258941

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Memory (Hove, England)
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
129-148
Publication date:
1994-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-0686
ISSN:
0965-8211
URN:
uuid:3316bb4f-9595-4fd5-adbf-0798461f0a33
Source identifiers:
2992
Local pid:
pubs:2992

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