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  • Anne Puolakanaho, Timo Ahonen, +6 authors Heikki Lyytinen
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
  • 2007 (First Publication: 5 June 2007)
  • BACKGROUND Analyses from the Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Dyslexia project show that the key childhood predictors (phonological awareness, short-term memory, rapid naming, expressive vocabulary,Continue Reading
  • Marko T. Kantomaa, Emmanuel Stamatakis, +6 authors Tuija H Tammelin
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2013 (First Publication: 29 January 2013)
  • The global epidemic of obesity and physical inactivity may have detrimental implications for young people's cognitive function and academic achievement. This prospective study investigated whetherContinue Reading
  • Heidi Syväoja, Marko T. Kantomaa, Timo Ahonen, Harto Hakonen, Anna Kankaanpää, Tuija H Tammelin
  • Medicine
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 November 2013)
  • PURPOSE This study aimed to determine the relationships between objectively measured and self-reported physical activity, sedentary behavior, and academic performance in Finnish children. METHODSContinue Reading
  • Tuire K. Koponen, Kaisa Aunola, Timo Ahonen, J A Nurmi
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of experimental child psychology
  • 2007 (First Publication: 1 July 2007)
  • This study examined the extent to which children's cognitive abilities in kindergarten and their mothers' education predict their single-digit and procedural calculation skills and the covariance ofContinue Reading
  • Heidi Syväoja, Tuija H Tammelin, Timo Ahonen, Anna Kankaanpää, Marko T. Kantomaa
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • PloS one
  • 2014 (First Publication: 25 July 2014)
  • Low levels of physical activity among children have raised concerns over the effects of a physically inactive lifestyle, not only on physical health but also on cognitive prerequisites of learning.Continue Reading