Span of Apprehension in Learning Disabled Boys

McIntyre, Curtis W.; Murray, Michael E.; Cronin, Carmody M.; Blackwell, Scott L.
October 1978
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Oct1978, Vol. 11 Issue 8
Academic Journal
Compares the span of apprehension of learning disabled and normal boys using a forced-choice letter recognition task developed by Estes (1965). Significance of the measure of span of apprehension; Insensitivity of the letter recognition task to memory or motivational influences; Estimates of the amount of information processed simultaneously from a visual display.


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