Instantiation in skilled and less skilled comprehenders

@inproceedings{Oakhill1983InstantiationIS,
  title={Instantiation in skilled and less skilled comprehenders},
  author={Jane Oakhill},
  year={1983}
}
Abstract Previous research has shown that adults tend to infer particular meanings of words, according to their context, a process that has been termed instantiation. An experiment was carried out to investigate the relation between 7 to 8 year olds' skill at reading comprehension and their ability to instantiate. A cued recall paradigm was used: the subjects were presented with a series of short sentences, and either the general noun that had appeared in the original sentence, or a particular… CONTINUE READING

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