Working memory and second language comprehension and production: a meta-analysis.

@article{Linck2014WorkingMA,
  title={Working memory and second language comprehension and production: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Jared A Linck and Peter Osthus and Joel T. Koeth and Michael F. Bunting},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={861-83}
}
Although working memory (WM) figures centrally in many theories of second language (L2) proficiency development and processing, some have argued that the importance of WM is overstated (e.g., Juffs, Transactions of the Philological Society, 102, 199-225, 2004). Despite many studies over the past two decades, the literature lacks a quantitative synthesis of the extant results. In this article, we report a meta-analysis of data from 79 samples involving 3,707 participants providing 748 effect… CONTINUE READING
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