Gender-biased pronouns and interest as recall mediators

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dc.contributor.author Bowers, Rhonda J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:28:41Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:28:41Z
dc.date.created 1998 en_US
dc.date.issued 1998
dc.identifier LD2489.Z9 1998 .B69 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/178148
dc.description.abstract Considerable research indicates that supposedly generic words like he and man are commonly interpreted as feminine exclusive. This study focuses on the reported effects of pronouns (he, she, his and her) on memory as a function of personal relevance (Crawford & English, 1984) and further addresses the practical significance of personal relevance relative to other memory mediators such as interest. Our results suggest that pronouns alone may not be a necessary or sufficient mediator of personal relevance nor recall memory when compared to other mediators like interest. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Counseling Psychology and Guidance Services
dc.format.extent 9 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.title Gender-biased pronouns and interest as recall mediators en_US
dc.type Research paper (M.A.), 3 hrs. en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1074572 en_US


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