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Information Recall in Compensated Adult Dyslexics: Does Repetition Help?
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Title: Information Recall in Compensated Adult Dyslexics: Does Repetition Help?
Series Title: Journal of Undergraduate Research
Physical Description: Serial
Language: English
Creator: Carvajal, Pamela J.
Altmann, Lori J. P. ( Mentor )
Lombardino, Linda J.
Publisher: University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: 2010
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Abstract: Most research on dyslexia has studied the elementary population. However, the effects of dyslexia do not disappear with age, although the manifestation of the core deficits in dyslexia may change over time. Underlying phonological deficits in adults with developmental dyslexia (DD) may impair their ability to encode and recall auditory information. This study examined recall of auditory information in compensated adults with DD when responses were written or oral. As expected, the DD group had poorer recall than control subjects, with the difference in recall more obvious after the second recall attempt. Amount of information recall correlated with executive function measures of processing speed rather than memory. Results from this study identify impairments in individuals with DD that might impact classroom performance.
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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System ID: UF00091523:00580

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