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Dooling, D. James; Lachman, Roy – Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1971
Descriptors: Comprehension, Learning Processes, Prose, Retention (Psychology)
Dooling, D. James; Mullet, Rebecca L. – Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1973
Results show that the theme of a story can be used as a mnemonic device to improve recall. To be effective, the theme must be available to S for encoding during input. (Authors)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Connected Discourse, Context Clues, Data Analysis