Comprehension in proficient readers: The nature of individual variation
This study was conducted to determine which abilities are central to explaining comprehension and which are secondary to other abilities. A battery of psycholinguistic and cognitive tests was administered to community college and university students. Seven constructs were identified: word decoding, working-memory capacity (WMC), general reasoning, verbal fluency, perceptual speed, inhibition, and language experience. Only general reasoning and language experience had direct effects; these two variables accounted for as much variance in comprehension as did the complete set. Direct effects of WMC and decoding were found only when general reasoning and language experience were deleted from the models. The authors question the need to include WMC in our theories of variability in adult reading comprehension and highlight the need to understand precisely how vocabulary facilitates comprehension.
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Thread Starter Should I Take The UKCAT? Follow 8 minutes ago 8m ago Personally I only revised for the ukcat for one week, It depends on the person Would you like to take a gap year, applications would be less stressful, you only need concentrate on the application instead of that and a levels You can ...
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Are these scores expected to be similar? The aamc fls seemed easier than the third party ones. Thanks!
Hello all! I'm posting this here to help others who are anxiously checking their phone, email, etc for a response from their ED school! A few of us have heard back already, a lot of us should hear soon, and unfortunately many of us will hear back at the deadline. Post here when you hear back! This will be a great way for others to hear when their school is responding, and potential ways for students to meet each other before they enter an SPT class together. Feel free to leave a post if... Early Decision "I heard back" Thread 2017-2018
Hello I'm a biochemistry major and my school only requires lifesci majors to take one semester of physics. The class is called "physics for the life sciences". Im wondering if the topics covered will be enough to do well on the chemical and physical foundations section of the mcat. I have attached the course description and stuff so you have an idea of the content. Thanks!! Course Description: This course is required for Biochemistry, Kinesiology, Forensics, and Biology... Physics for life sciences
Hi guys! I wanted some outside opinion and advice on creating a personalized MCAT study schedule. About me Working full-time (8-5) I have broad familiarity and understanding of all of the BB and CP topics on the AAMC outline, i'm currently working on PS and will be finished going through the outline soon (I essentially will have a basic grasp of everything on the outline after finishing PS, but my knowledge and understanding will only be foundational!) Only have 3 hours to... Working full-time, requesting advice for making a MCAT schedule
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Thousands of Milwaukee-area residents spent Sunday morning walking on the city ’s lakefront as part of the Greater Milwaukee Heart&Stroke Walk&5K Run, an event that raised nearly $1 million for the nonprofit. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos from the event, which included a number of prominent Milwaukee-area business executives. The threat of rain did not stop a large crowd from gathering for the annual event. But the rain held off and the sun appeared just moments before the…
I have about 3 years out of residency , every doc i know, and all the online financial advice i read is centered on not becoming "the joneses" . You hear about these mythical "joneses" everywhere, spending money , big houses, living the life, lavish parties cars etcc.. I always swore i would not become one of them , but now than i am looking at my fianaces i am starting to wonder if i am one these "jones's" . so heres a quick rundown of my financial hx, and budget i am currently 32,... the budget of the "joneses" ?