ERIC Number: EJ597717
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Working Memory Impairments in Children with Specific Arithmetic Learning Difficulties.
McLean, Janet F.; Hitch, Graham J.
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, v74 n3 p240-60 Nov 1999
Compared performance of 9-year-olds with arithmetic difficulties to that of age-matched and ability-matched controls on 10 tasks used to assess different aspects of working memory, including subtypes of executive function. Found deficits in executive and spatial aspects of working memory that seem likely to be important factors in poor arithmetical attainment. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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