Motor coordination, working memory, and academic achievement in a normative adolescent sample: testing a mediation model.

@article{Rigoli2012MotorCW,
  title={Motor coordination, working memory, and academic achievement in a normative adolescent sample: testing a mediation model.},
  author={Daniela Rigoli and Jan Patricia Piek and Robert Kane and Jaap Oosterlaan},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={
          766-80
        }
}
The aim of the present study was to examine whether the relationship between motor coordination and academic achievement is mediated by working memory (WM) in a normative adolescent sample. Participants included 93 adolescents aged 12-16. The Movement Assessment Battery for Children-2 provided three indicators of motor coordination (Manual Dexterity, Aiming and Catching, and Balance), the WM Index of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-IV and the N-back paradigm provided two indicators… CONTINUE READING

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