Acculturation, Reading Level, and Neuropsychological Test Performance Among African American Elders

@article{Manly2004AcculturationRL,
  title={Acculturation, Reading Level, and Neuropsychological Test Performance Among African American Elders},
  author={J. Manly and D. Byrd and Pegah Touradji and Y. Stern},
  journal={Applied Neuropsychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={11},
  pages={37 - 46}
}
  • J. Manly, D. Byrd, +1 author Y. Stern
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Applied Neuropsychology
  • The independent effects of cultural and educational experience on neuropsychological test performance were examined among 503 nondemented African Americans ages 65 and older. Measures of cultural experience (acculturation) and quality of education (reading level) were administered. Reading level was the most influential predictor of cognitive test performance, even after accounting for age, sex, years of education, and acculturation level. Age had small but significant unique effects on most… CONTINUE READING
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