The Effects of Computer Versus Personal Administration on Measures of Verbal and Spatial Short-Term Memory

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This study sought to investigate the influence of expressive task demand, as determined by amount of face-to face social interaction, level of subjects' expressive ability, sex of subject, and sex of experimenter on subjects' digit and visual-spatial short-term memory span performance. The amount of personal contact was manipulated by the automated versus person administrations of the memory measures. The automated administration was accomplished through the use of a microcomputer.

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McFarlane, Gilbert John May 1985.

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This study sought to investigate the influence of expressive task demand, as determined by amount of face-to face social interaction, level of subjects' expressive ability, sex of subject, and sex of experimenter on subjects' digit and visual-spatial short-term memory span performance. The amount of personal contact was manipulated by the automated versus person administrations of the memory measures. The automated administration was accomplished through the use of a microcomputer.

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McFarlane, Gilbert John. The Effects of Computer Versus Personal Administration on Measures of Verbal and Spatial Short-Term Memory, dissertation, May 1985; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331587/: accessed February 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .