TITLE

A Multiple Scoring Method for the Assessment of Complex Memory Functions

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, Elbert W.; McGlannan, Frances
PUB. DATE
November 1976
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Nov1976, Vol. 9 Issue 9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of a test for the assessment of complex memory functions. Overview of existing memory tests; Description of features incorporated into the design of the test; Need to incorporate the difference in verbal and figural memory location within the brain in the design of a clinical memory test.
ACCESSION #
4727615

 

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