How Adolescents Comprehend Unfamiliar Proverbs: The Role of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Processes
- ERP and behavioral evidence of individual differences in metaphor comprehension. Kazmerski, Victoria A.; Blasko, Dawn G.; Dessalegn, Banchiamlack D. // Memory & Cognition;Jul2003, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p673
In two experiments, we examined individual differences in metaphor processing. In Experiment 1, the subjects judged the literal truth of literal, metaphorical, and scrambled sentences. Overall, metaphors were more difficult to judge as false, in comparison with scrambled controls, suggesting...
- Addendum: Verbal and non-verbal intelligence changes in the teenage brain. Ramsden, Sue; Richardson, Fiona M.; Josse, Goulven; Thomas, Michael S. C.; Ellis, Caroline; Shakeshaft, Clare; Seghier, Mohamed L.; Price, Cathy J. // Nature;5/31/2012, Vol. 485 Issue 7400, p666
A correction to the article "Verbal and non-verbal intelligence changes in the teenage brain" that was published in the 2011 issue is presented.
- Health carer interactions can increase parental stress. // Australian Nursing Journal;May98, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p43
Focuses on a study which examined the stress level of families with intellectual disabled adolescent children from northern New South Wales and southern Queensland, in Australia. Number of families with adolescent children with intellectual disabilities; Reference to the Baine, McDonald,...
- Comprehension of Directional Concepts as a Function of IQ and Sensory Modality of Task Presentation. Powers, Thomas E.; Jacob, Saied H. // Journal of Special Education;Summer76, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p199
Focuses on a study which considered comprehension of directional concepts as a function of intelligence quotient and sensory modality of task presentation. Methods; Results; Discussion.
- Does IQ matter in adolescents' reading disability? Kortteinen, Hanna; Närhi, Vesa; Ahonen, Timo // Learning & Individual Differences;Jun2009, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p257
Abstract: We studied the connection of IQ, reading disability (RD) and their interaction with reading, spelling and other cognitive skills in adolescents with average IQ and RD (n =22), average IQ, non-RD (n =71), below average IQ and RD (n =29), and below average IQ non-RD (n =33). IQ was not...
- Sleepless and stupid. Brunet, Robin // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/20/97, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p39
Reports on the relationship of sleep deprivation and a teenager's intelligence quotient. Comments of Dr. Stanley Coren, a University of British Columbia neuropsychologist; Coren's studies; How lack of sleep affects some teenagers' brainpower more than others; Comments from teenagers.
- On the Irrelevance of Intelligence in Predicting Responsiveness to Reading Instruction. // Exceptional Children;Fall2006, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p8
There is increasingly negative sentiment against IQ achievement discrepancy as a method to identify children with learning disabilities (LD) and, more broadly, intelligence as an explanation of poor academic performance. The evidence for this latter view was examined by reviewing 13 studies...
- Research on Aspects of Comprehension. Harris, Albert J. // Education Digest;Mar1969, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p48
The article focuses on the aspects of research on comprehension. There is a voluminous literature on the relation between rate of reading and comprehension, much of it completed before 1940. It has become evident that correlations between the two vary according to the group tested, the kinds of...
- The Role of IQ in a Component Model of Reading. Tiu Jr., Rolando D.; Thompson, Lee A.; Lewis, Barbara A. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p424
The purpose of this study was to test the role of visual processing speed and IQ in a model of reading. This study investigated whether the processes involved in reading differ between a group of children with and a group without reading disability. These two groups of children completed tests...