The differential relations between verbal , numerical and spatial working memory abilities and children ' s reading comprehension

@inproceedings{Oakhill2011TheDR,
  title={The differential relations between verbal , numerical and spatial working memory abilities and children ' s reading comprehension},
  author={J. V. Oakhill and Alan Garnham},
  year={2011}
}
Working memory predicts children's reading comprehension but it is not clear whether this relation is due to a modality-specific or general working memory. This study, which investigated the relations between children's reading skills and working memory (WM) abilities in 3 modalities, extends previous work by including measures of both reading comprehension and reading accuracy. Tests of word reading accuracy and reading comprehension, and working memory tests in three different modalities… CONTINUE READING