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Access Type

Open Access

Degree Program

Psychology

Degree Name

Thesis (M.S.)

Year Degree Awarded

1983

Keywords

Comprehension, Television in education, Television and children

Abstract

Development of television viewing strategies was explored in a study of 5- and 9-year-olds' attention comprehension. Children were shown a program containing visual, audio, and audiovisual segments. Toys were available during the session. A group instructed to watch carefully and try to remember for later testing was compared with a control group on attention, cued recall and free recall for each of the three types of content.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.7275/qe1f-p249

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