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Sources of memory and metamemory development: Societal, parental, and educational influences

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  • This project had two goals: (1) to examine the impact of strategy training on memory performance in German and American children, and (2) to search for environmental correlates of individual differences in cognitive processes. Following pretesting, 437 children were divided into training and control groups, with the former receiving training in clustering strategies. Trained children showed sizable strategy maintenance and transfer effects two weeks and six months later. Parents and teachers completed questionnaires about the teaching ofThis project had two goals: (1) to examine the impact of strategy training on memory performance in German and American children, and (2) to search for environmental correlates of individual differences in cognitive processes. Following pretesting, 437 children were divided into training and control groups, with the former receiving training in clustering strategies. Trained children showed sizable strategy maintenance and transfer effects two weeks and six months later. Parents and teachers completed questionnaires about the teaching of strategies and their attributional beliefs about children's academic successes and failures. The differences in strategie behavior and attributions of German and American children were due, in part, to differences in strategy-enriched environments.show moreshow less

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Author: Beth Kurtz, Wolfgang Schneider, John G. Borkowski, Martha Carr, Lisa A. Turner
URN:urn:nbn:de:bvb:20-opus-50524
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Faculties:Philosophische Fakultät III (bis Sept. 2007) / Institut für Psychologie
Language:English
Year of Completion:1988
Source:In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Practical Aspects of Memory held under the Auspices of the Welsh Branch of the British Psychological Society, in Swansea from August 2.-8. 1987] / ed. by M. M. Gruneberg, P. Morris, R. Sykes (Eds.). - Chichester [u.a.] : Wiley, 1988, S. 537-542.
Dewey Decimal Classification:1 Philosophie und Psychologie / 15 Psychologie / 150 Psychologie
GND Keyword:Psychologie
Release Date:2010/11/24
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht