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[Text comprehension, cognitive resources and aging].

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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychologie and neuropsychiatrie du vieillissement
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
47-64
Publication date:
2007-03-05
ISSN:
1760-1703
URN:
uuid:eeed4ae2-460b-4425-825c-efc5e6f5bf53
Source identifiers:
241150
Local pid:
pubs:241150

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