Effects of verbal rehearsal on discrimination learning in moderately retarded and nursery-school children.

  • H. Lobb
  • Published 1975 in American journal of mental deficiency


In a simultaneous discrimination task with intradimensional shift, low-IQ and average-IQ children were required either to rehearse audibly a phase relating the positive cue to reward or not to rehearse audibly. A limited number of rehearsal trials substantially reduced discrimination errors and the facilitating effect transferred fully when new color cues… (More)


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