Working memory and social functioning in children.

  title={Working memory and social functioning in children.},
  author={Julia D McQuade and Dianna K Murray-Close and Erin K Shoulberg and Betsy Hoza},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  volume={115 3},
This study extends previous research and examines whether working memory (WM) is associated with multiple measures of concurrent social functioning (peer rejection, overall social competence, relational aggression, physical aggression, and conflict resolutions skills) in typically developing fourth- and fifth-grade children (N=116). Poor central executive WM was associated with both broad social impairments (peer rejection and poor overall social competence) and specific social impairments… CONTINUE READING