Prospective Memory and College Students: Validation of the Wood Prospective Memory Test

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This study provides information regarding the validity and reliability of the Wood Prospective Meory Test (WPMT), a newly developed test consisting of three main subscales intended to measure prospective memory. Subjects were 69 college students (50 female, 19 male, age range 18-24), who were administered several memory tasks including the WPMT.The results of this study suggest that the subscales of the WPMT do not have sufficient internal reliability (.50, .60, and .44), and therefore, would be unlikely to correlate highly with any other measures. The usefulness of the WPMT as a clinical instrument is discussed.

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Rowe, Christina J. March 1992.

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This study provides information regarding the validity and reliability of the Wood Prospective Meory Test (WPMT), a newly developed test consisting of three main subscales intended to measure prospective memory. Subjects were 69 college students (50 female, 19 male, age range 18-24), who were administered several memory tasks including the WPMT.The results of this study suggest that the subscales of the WPMT do not have sufficient internal reliability (.50, .60, and .44), and therefore, would be unlikely to correlate highly with any other measures. The usefulness of the WPMT as a clinical instrument is discussed.

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Rowe, Christina J. Prospective Memory and College Students: Validation of the Wood Prospective Memory Test, thesis, March 1992; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501069/: accessed November 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .