Working memory and intelligence are highly related constructs , but why ?

@inproceedings{Colom2008WorkingMA,
  title={Working memory and intelligence are highly related constructs , but why ?},
  author={Roberto Colom and Francisco J. Abad and Adoraci{\'o}n Quiroga and Pei Chun Shih and Carmen Flores-Mendoza},
  year={2008}
}
Working memory and the general factor of intelligence (g) are highly related constructs. However, we still don't know why. Some models support the central role of simple short-term storage, whereas others appeal to executive functions like the control of attention. Nevertheless, the available empirical evidence does not suffice to get an answer, presumably because relevant measures are frequently considered in isolation. To overcome this problem, here we consider concurrently simple short-term… CONTINUE READING