Developmental Gains in Visuospatial Memory Predict Gains in Mathematics Achievement

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Li, Yaoran; Geary, David C.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070160, pmc: PMC3729464
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Research Article | Biology | Cognitive Psychology | Memory | Neuroscience | Mental Health | Science Education | Child Development | Medicine | Q | R | Learning and Memory | Psychology | Working Memory | Developmental Psychology | Science | Pediatrics | Cognitive Neuroscience

Visuospatial competencies are related to performance in mathematical domains in adulthood, but are not consistently related to mathematics achievement in children. We confirmed the latter for first graders and demonstrated that children who show above average first-to-f... View more
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