Improved digit symbol substitution by older women as a result of extended practice.

@article{Beres1981ImprovedDS,
  title={Improved digit symbol substitution by older women as a result of extended practice.},
  author={C A Beres and Alan Baron},
  journal={Journal of gerontology},
  year={1981},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={591-7}
}
Older women (mean = 69 yr) and younger women (mean = 23 yr) received 100 administrations of the Digit Symbol Substitution subtest of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, modified so that the digit-symbol keys differed on each of the five training days. The older women improved substantially both within and between training sessions, but equally large… CONTINUE READING