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Branigan, Holly P.; Tosi, Alessia; Gillespie-Smith, Karri – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2016
It is well established that adults converge on common referring expressions in dialogue, and that such lexical alignment is important for successful and rewarding communication. The authors show that children with an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and chronological- and verbal-age-matched typically developing (TD) children also show spontaneous…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Comparative Analysis, Games
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Pastor-Cerezuela, Gemma; Fernández-Andrés, M. Inmaculada; Tárraga-Mínguez, Raúl; Navarro-Peña, J. Miguel – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2016
The objectives of this study were (a) to evaluate parental stress in parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD group) and compare it with the stress in parents of children with typical development (comparison group); (b) to study the relationship between parental stress, autism severity, and both verbal and performance IQ; and (c) to…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Parents, Child Rearing, Autism
Kroesbergen, Evelyn H.; van Hooijdonk, Mare; Van Viersen, Sietske; Middel-Lalleman, Marieke M. N.; Reijnders, Julièt J. W. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2016
This study examined the psychological well-being of gifted primary school children. From a screening sample of 233 children in Grades 1 and 2 across five schools in the Netherlands, 35 children achieving high scores on two out of three selection criteria (teacher nomination, creativity, and nonverbal reasoning ability) and 34 typically developing…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Well Being, Psychological Patterns, Ability
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de Leeuw, Linda; Segers, Eliane; Verhoeven, Ludo – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2016
The focus of the present study was on the mediation and moderation effects of reading processes as evidenced from eye movements on the relation between cognitive and linguistic student characteristics (word decoding, vocabulary, comprehension skill, short-term memory, working memory, and nonverbal intelligence) and text comprehension. Forty 4th…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Eye Movements, Regression (Statistics), Nonverbal Ability
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Skues, Jason L.; Cunningham, Everarda G.; Theiler, Stephen S. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
This study tests a proposed model of coping outcomes for 290 primary school students in Years 5 and 6 (mean age = 11.50 years) with and without learning disabilities (LDs) within a resource-based framework of coping. Group-administered educational and intelligence tests were used to screen students for LDs. Students also completed a questionnaire…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6, Learning Disabilities
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Droop, Mienke; van Elsäcker, Willy; Voeten, Marinus J. M.; Verhoeven, Ludo – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of a program that offered sustained strategic reading instruction on reading abilities of third and fourth graders. The study was conducted among 1,469 children from 40 schools in the Netherlands. Schools were randomly assigned to either the experimental or control group. Multilevel…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Strategies, Elementary School Students, Intermediate Grades
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Hogenes, Michel; van Oers, Bert; Diekstra, René F. W.; Sklad, Marcin – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The present study aims to contribute to the understanding of the effects of music education, in particular music composition as a classroom activity for fifth- and sixth-graders. The intervention (experimental condition) focused on a three-step-model for music composition, based on the Cultural Historical Activity Theory of education, and has been…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Composition, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Nevo, Einat; Brande, Sigalit; Shaul, Shelley – Reading Psychology, 2016
It has been well established that poor reading skills in the first grades of primary school can lead to poor reading skills in all coming years. A reading acceleration program (RAP) known to improve reading skills in adults and children with and without reading difficulties (RD) was tested for its effect on children in second grade with standard…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Acceleration (Education), Reading Skills, Grade 2
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Mahapatra, Shamita – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
A group of 50 good readers and a group of 50 poor readers of Grade 5 matched for age and intelligence and selected on the basis of their proficiency in reading comprehension were tested for their competence in word reading and the process of planning at three different levels, namely, perceptual, memory and conceptual in order to study the…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Grade 5, Reading Skills, Planning
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Papaioannou, Sophia; Mouzaki, Angeliki; Sideridis, Georgios D.; Antoniou, Foteini; Padeliadu, Suzanna; Simos, Panagiotis G. – Educational Psychology, 2016
The study assessed cognitive and academic performance of children demonstrating teacher-rated ADHD-related symptoms (Inattention [IA] and/or Hyperactivity/Impulsivity [H/I]) in a representative sample of, largely untreated, Greek elementary school students (N?=?923). A battery of tests assessing short-term memory (STM), sustained attention,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Short Term Memory, Reading Skills
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Skagerlund, Kenny; Träff, Ulf – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2016
This study investigated if developmental dyscalculia (DD) in children with different profiles of mathematical deficits has the same or different cognitive origins. The defective approximate number system hypothesis and the access deficit hypothesis were tested using two different groups of children with DD (11-13 years old): a group with…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Cognitive Ability, Number Concepts, Mathematics Skills
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Palmiero, Massimiliano; Di Giacomo, Dina; Passafiume, Domenico – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2016
Cognitive reserve relies on the ability to effectively cope with aging and brain damage by using alternate processes to approach tasks when standard approaches are no longer available. In this study, the issue if creativity can predict cognitive reserve has been explored. Forty participants (mean age: 61 years) filled out: the Cognitive Reserve…
Descriptors: Creativity, Correlation, Predictor Variables, Cognitive Processes
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Oakland, Thomas; Douglas, Sara; Kane, Harrison – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
This article provides a 24-year update on the 10 standardized tests used most frequently with children and youth by school psychologists. Data were acquired from 64 countries through an international survey, with one respondent from each country. The informants were solicited due to their expertise in the area of assessment. The data from the…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, School Psychologists, Followup Studies, International Assessment
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Yeung, Susanna S.; King, Ronnel B. – Reading Psychology, 2016
The present study explored the home literacy environment for Chinese ESL kindergarteners and examined the relationships between home literacy practices and language and literacy skills. Ninety Hong Kong Chinese ESL kindergarteners were assessed for English vocabulary, phonological awareness, letter knowledge and word reading. Their parents…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Expressive Language, Prediction
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Cockcroft, Kate – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2016
This study compared bilingual and monolingual school beginners on measures of simple and complex verbal working memory and receptive and expressive vocabulary. The aim was to determine whether the tests of working memory are fairer measures of language ability than the vocabulary tests for bilingual children when tested in their second language.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Receptive Language, Expressive Language, Verbal Communication
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