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Bizama Muñoz, Marcela; Saldaño Silva, Darling; Rodríguez Rodríguez, Cristina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Existing studies of the variables that can impact reading comprehension at intermediate levels of Primary Education are not entirely conclusive. The present study analyzes the contribution to reading comprehension made by domain-general skills, such as fluid intelligence (Gf) and working memory (WM), and domain-specific skills, such…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension, Children
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Zorrilla-Silvestre, Lorena; Presentación-Herrero, María Jesús; Gil-Gómez, Jesús – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: This study explored the variables of executive functioning (EF) that permitted the evaluation of EF both at home and at school. The objective was to compare the results of the evaluations of these functions in children aged 5 to 6 years, and see to what extent these variables predicted mathematics performance best. Method: Sixty-six…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Neuropsychology, Ecology, Predictor Variables
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Burger-Veltmeijer, Agnes E. J.; Minnaert, Alexander E. M. G.; van den Bosch, Els J. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Recently, Burger-Veltmeijer, Minnaert & Van den Bosch (2014) constructed a conceptual framework, called the Strengths and Weaknesses Heuristic ("S&W Heuristic") which might provide systematicity and coherence in research as well as psycho-educational praxis, regarding assessments of Intellectually Gifted (IG) students with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Heuristics, Academically Gifted, Gifted Disabled
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Demagistri, Maria Silvina; Richards, Maria Marta; Canet Juric, Lorena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Reading comprehension is a complex cognitive skill that has been associated with executive functions such as working memory (WM) and inhibition. Given that the development of these abilities continues through late adolescence, this study seeks to explore the role that both processes play with respect to varying levels of reading…
Descriptors: Incidence, Reading Comprehension, Executive Function, Short Term Memory