Working memory, reading comprehension and learning strategies among 5(th) grade children
2010 (English)In: XIV EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (ECDP), Bologna: Medimond, 2010, 105-108 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
This study examined the relationship between reading comprehension, working memory (WM) and learning strategies. The results revealed that working memory predicted reading comprehension, both immediate and with one week delay. Having a strategy benefits comprehension and children with high WM span outperformed low span individuals in terms of more elaborated strategies. In addition, girls used significantly more and more elaborated strategies than boys.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Bologna: Medimond, 2010. 105-108 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-109068ISI: 000291345800019ISBN: 978-88-7587-584-8OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-109068DiVA: diva2:854764
14th European Conference on Developmental Psychology (ECDP), AUG 18-22, 2009, Vilnius, LITHUANIA