Correlates of individual, and age-related, differences in short-term learning.

  title={Correlates of individual, and age-related, differences in short-term learning.},
  author={Zhiyong Zhang and Hasker P. Davis and Timothy Salthouse and Elliot Tucker-Drob},
  journal={Learning and individual differences},
  volume={17 3}
Latent growth models were applied to data on multitrial verbal and spatial learning tasks from two independent studies. Although significant individual differences in both initial level of performance and subsequent learning were found in both tasks, age differences were found only in mean initial level, and not in mean learning. In neither task was fluid or crystallized intelligence associated with learning. Although there were moderate correlations among the level parameters across the verbal… CONTINUE READING

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