Reading ability mediates the relationship between education and executive function tasks.

@article{Johnson2006ReadingAM,
  title={Reading ability mediates the relationship between education and executive function tasks.},
  author={Amanda Schafer Johnson and Lisa J Flicker and Peter A. Lichtenberg},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          64-71
        }
}
Neuropsychological test results are affected by multiple factors, but usually age and education are the only variables by which norms are stratified. Some authors have questioned whether these variables alone are sufficient (e.g., Marcopulos et al., 1997; Manly et al., 2002), since such norms have lead to problems, such as poor specificity for African Americans on dementia screening devices (Fillenbaum et al., 1990). Recent research has shown that reading ability, a measure of educational… CONTINUE READING

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