TITLE

Modeling and Attention-Retention in Learning Disabled Children

AUTHOR(S)
Mercer, Cecil D.; Cullinan, Douglas; Hallahan, Daniel P.; LaFleur, N. Kenneth
PUB. DATE
August 1975
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Aug/Sep1975, Vol. 8 Issue 7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the influence of attention-retention functions of learning disabled boys on a modeling task. Relation of attention to and retention of relevant versus irrelevant stimuli with modeling performances of learning disabled children; Relationship between modeling performances and academic achievement; Influence of modeling as a technique for effecting behavioral change in these children.
ACCESSION #
4738123

 

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