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ERIC Number: EJ1177756
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Apr
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1533-242X
Reading Comprehension in English as a Foreign Language and Some Cattell-Horn-Carroll Cognitive Ability Factors
Tabatabaee-Yazdi, Mona; Baghaei, Purya
Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, v18 n1 p19-26 Apr 2018
In this study the cognitive correlates of reading comprehension in English as a foreign language were studied. The Cattell-Horn-Carroll model of cognitive abilities was used as the theoretical grounding for the study. We examined the relationship between fluid intelligence, crystallized intelligence, verbal analogical reasoning, and speed of processing with second language reading comprehension. Measures of the relevant constructs were administrated to 84 undergraduate students of English as a foreign language. Only the verbal analogical reasoning measure had significant partial effects in the regression model.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Iran
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Raven Advanced Progressive Matrices