Spaced Retrieval Training: 26 Years of Growth Clinicians frequently use spaced retrieval training (SRT) to assist people with memory loss in retention and recall functional information. The body of literature surrounding SRT has made valuable additions, shown flexibility and extended the use of the strategy to other populations. The history and additions of SRT will be reviewed. ... Article
Article  |   January 01, 2015
Spaced Retrieval Training: 26 Years of Growth
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  • Jeanette E. Benigas
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Hearing & Speech Perception / Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Articles
Article   |   January 01, 2015
Spaced Retrieval Training: 26 Years of Growth
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, January 2015, Vol. 20, 34-43. doi:10.1044/gero20.1.34
History: Received November 1, 2014 , Revised December 22, 2014 , Accepted December 22, 2014
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, January 2015, Vol. 20, 34-43. doi:10.1044/gero20.1.34
History: Received November 1, 2014; Revised December 22, 2014; Accepted December 22, 2014

Clinicians frequently use spaced retrieval training (SRT) to assist people with memory loss in retention and recall functional information. The body of literature surrounding SRT has made valuable additions, shown flexibility and extended the use of the strategy to other populations. The history and additions of SRT will be reviewed.

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