Memory Performance and Competencies

Memory Performance and Competencies

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Research on memory development has accumulated over the past few years. Given the number of relevant publications in the field, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep track of major advances in specific areas of memory development. This book illustrates 2 purposes: * to permit experts in the various subdomains of research in memory development to summarize recent findings concerning the respective roles of capacity, strategies, and knowledge in the acquisition of memory skills; and * to discuss cross-cutting topics such as the influence of individual differences, practical and educational implications, and the potential of longitudinal studies.Adapted from the Reading Span task (Daneman aamp; Carpenter, 1980), LS was used on Year 4. ... scores were computed based either on passed-failed items, or on response values per item (e.g., how many correct responses in a Class 5 item) .

Title:Memory Performance and Competencies
Author:Franz E. Weinert, Wolfgang Schneider
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1995


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