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Assessment of auditory verbal memory / learning performance in 9 to 11 year old children
Fereshteh Sadeghi, Ahmad Geshani 1, Zahra Jafari, Shohreh Jalaei
1- , geshani@sina.tums.ac.ir
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Background and Aim: Memory and learning specially auditory-verbal learning affected on developed and forming the cognitive skills in children. The auditory- verbal learning assessed with several methods. The Rey auditory verbal learning test is a useful tool for the assessment of auditory verbal learning. The Persian version of Rey test is not used for assessment auditory-verbal learning in Persian language children. The aim of the present study was to assess the auditory verbal memory and learning performance of 9 to 11 year old healthy children using the Persian version of rey auditory-verbal learning test and comparing these data with children from other countries.

  

Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was done on 86 healthy children with age ranging from 9 to 11. Different aspects of memory like immediate recall, delayed recall, recognition, forgetting rate, interference and learning were assessed using the Persian version of Rey auditory-verbal learning test.

  

Results: It was observed a significant correlation between the scores on the first trial to fifth trial. The mean scores of the participation increased from 7.34 on the first trial to 13.93 on the fifth trial. The correct answer was more in girls than the boys. There was not significant correlation between immediate and delayed recall. There was significant correlation between delayed recall and recognition. The proactive and retroactive interference and forgetting rate scores were 0.97, 0.87 and 0.37 respectively.

  

Conclusion: The Persian version of Rey test in the clinical setting is a useful tool for assessment of memory and auditory-verbal learning. The scores increased from first trial to fifth trial show learning effect in Persian language children. The auditory verbal memory and learning performance of Persian language children in Persian version of Rey test was compared to the performance of the same population in other countries.

  

Key Words: Memory, Children, Rey auditory verbal learning.

Keywords: Memory, Children, Rey auditory verbal learning
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/07/6 | Accepted: 2014/07/6 | Published: 2014/07/6
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Sadeghi F, Geshani A, Jafari Z, Jalaei S. Assessment of auditory verbal memory / learning performance in 9 to 11 year old children. mrj. 2014; 8 (3) :54-61
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