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Text comprehension, cognitive resources and aging

Abstract:

Aging brings cognitive changes. Language is not immune to these changes. The use of compensation strategies may permit older adults to achieve a performance level identical to the one obtained by younger adults. This research aims to study text comprehension in aging and the reading strategies used for by older and younger adults. Kintsch's cognitive model (1988) allows the identification of different levels of representation within text treatment (linguistic form, macrostructure, microstruct...

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Publisher copy:
10.1684/pnv.2007.0037

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Chesneau, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Champagne-Lavau, M More by this author
Journal:
Psychologie et NeuroPsychiatrie du Vieillissement
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
47-64
Publication date:
2007-03-05
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ISSN:
1760-1703
URN:
uuid:c8606fbd-f6c1-42cf-8a5b-811f84c9cec2
Source identifiers:
243087
Local pid:
pubs:243087

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