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Demographic Factors in the Eduction of Relations in Analogy Word Pairs.
MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY
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Data on the eduction of relations from word pairs were obtained on 1500 word pairs and 10 relations, from 3486 high school students 10th through 12th grade in a large Southern metropolitan area school system. Data were obtained by presenting each respondent with a list of 150 word pairs and asking the respondent to indicate the word pairs containing a specified, defined relation e.g., class-member, similarityequivalence, opposite. Response differences between males and females, between whites and nonwhites, and between higher and lower social class groups were examined. This report details the statistically significant response differences found. Author
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