The Role of Verbal Working Memory in Children ’ s Sentence Comprehension A Critical Review

@inproceedings{Kidd2013TheRO,
  title={The Role of Verbal Working Memory in Children ’ s Sentence Comprehension A Critical Review},
  author={Evan Kidd},
  year={2013}
}
This article reviews research that has investigated the role of verbal working memory (VWM) in sentence comprehension in both typical and atypical developmental populations. Two theoretical approaches that specify different roles for VWM in sentence comprehension are considered: (i) capacity-limit approaches, which treat VWM as a theoretical primitive that causally constrains language processing and acquisition, and (ii) the experience-based approach, which argues that VWM is an emergent… CONTINUE READING