Objective: The present study examines the semantic structure of a new measure of logical prose memory, called the Poreh Adaption of the Yerkes Logical Prose test. The Poreh Adaption of the Yerkes Logical Prose test addresses issues with other tests of logical prose, namely the lack of more than one learning trial, complete lack of immediate recall trials, and updates the original stories on the Yerke's Logical Prose Test making them more relevant to modern times. As with all neuropsychological assessments, it is important to examine subcomponents of the test in order to determine if there are different indexes that could provide further insight into neuropsychological deficits (Poreh, 2000). Previous studies of the Yerke's Logical Prose Test found that when decomposed, it had indexes of semantic content (i.e. main idea versus supporting detail) and a primacy/recency index (Poreh, Shye & Hoofien, 1998). It was hypothesized that the Poreh Adaption of...

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