Effects of Higher-Order Cognitive Strategy Training on Gist-Reasoning and Fact-Learning in Adolescents

@inproceedings{Gamino2010EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of Higher-Order Cognitive Strategy Training on Gist-Reasoning and Fact-Learning in Adolescents},
  author={Jacquelyn F. Gamino and Sandra Chapman and Elizabeth L. Hull and Gordon Lyon},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
  year={2010}
}
Improving the reasoning skills of adolescents across the United States has become a major concern for educators and scientists who are dedicated to identifying evidence-based protocols to improve student outcome. This small sample randomized, control pilot study sought to determine the efficacy of higher-order cognitive training on gist-reasoning and fact-learning in an inner-city public middle school. The study compared gist-reasoning and fact-learning performances after training in a smaller… CONTINUE READING