Updating in working memory: a comparison of good and poor comprehenders.

@article{Carretti2005UpdatingIW,
  title={Updating in working memory: a comparison of good and poor comprehenders.},
  author={Barbara Carretti and Cesare Cornoldi and Rossana de Beni and M. Carmen Romano},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={45-66}
}
In this research, we examined the relation between reading comprehension and success in a working memory updating task. We tested the hypotheses that poor comprehenders' deficiencies are associated with a specific difficulty in the working memory updating process, particularly in controlling for information that is no longer relevant. In the first experiment, groups of poor and good comprehenders, ages 8-11 years, were administered a working memory updating task. In the second experiment a year… CONTINUE READING