Working memory contributions to reading comprehension components in middle childhood children.

@article{Chrysochoou2011WorkingMC,
  title={Working memory contributions to reading comprehension components in middle childhood children.},
  author={Elisavet Chrysochoou and Zoe Bablekou and Nikolaos Tsigilis},
  journal={The American journal of psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 3},
  pages={275-89}
}
This study examined working memory contributions to reading comprehension subskills in Greek children (mean age 9 years, 1 month). The phonological loop of the Baddeley and Hitch working memory model was assessed with 3 recall tasks (words, nonwords, and digits) and a word list matching task. The central executive (CE) was assessed with 3 tasks (listening, counting, and backward digit recall). Participants were also given a receptive vocabulary task, a reading fluency task, and written stories… CONTINUE READING