Working memory deficits in developmental dyscalculia: The importance of serial order.

@article{Attout2015WorkingMD,
  title={Working memory deficits in developmental dyscalculia: The importance of serial order.},
  author={Lucie Attout and Steve Majerus},
  journal={Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={432-50}
}
Although a number of studies suggests a link between working memory (WM) storage capacity of short-term memory and calculation abilities, the nature of verbal WM deficits in children with developmental dyscalculia (DD) remains poorly understood. We explored verbal WM capacity in DD by focusing on the distinction between memory for item information (the items to be retained) and memory for order information (the order of the items within a list). We hypothesized that WM for order could be… CONTINUE READING