Working memory capacity and its relation to general intelligence

@article{Conway2003WorkingMC,
  title={Working memory capacity and its relation to general intelligence},
  author={Andrew R. A. Conway and Michael J. Kane and Randall W. Engle},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={7},
  pages={547-552}
}
Early investigations of working memory capacity (WMC) and reasoning ability suggested that WMC might be the basis of Spearman's g. However, recent work has uncovered details about the basic processes involved in working memory tasks, which has resulted in a more principled approach to task development. As a result, claims now being made about the relation between WMC and g are more cautious. A review of the recent research reveals that WMC and g are indeed highly related, but not identical… Expand
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