Working memory and intelligence: the same or different constructs?

  title={Working memory and intelligence: the same or different constructs?},
  author={Phillip L. Ackerman and Margaret E. Beier and Mary O Boyle},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  volume={131 1},
Several investigators have claimed over the past decade that working memory (WM) and general intelligence (g) are identical, or nearly identical, constructs, from an individual-differences perspective. Although memory measures are commonly included in intelligence tests, and memory abilities are included in theories of intelligence, the identity between WM and intelligence has not been evaluated comprehensively. The authors conducted a meta-analysis of 86 samples that relate WM to intelligence… 

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