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The Effect of Working Memory Training on Auditory Stream Segregation in Auditory Processing Disorders Children

Abdollah Moossavi; Saeideh Mehrkian; Yones Lotfi; Soghrat Faghih zadeh; Hamed Adjedi;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2015 Journal: Iranian Rehabilitation Journal (issn: 1735-3602, eissn: 1735-3610, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Negah Institute for Scientific Communication
Abstract
Objectives: This study investigated the efficacy of working memory training for improving working memory capacity and related auditory stream segregation in auditory processing disorders children. Methods: Fifteen subjects (9-11 years), clinically diagnosed with auditory processing disorder participated in this non-randomized case-controlled trial. Working memory abilities and auditory stream segregation were evaluated prior to beginning and six weeks after completing the training program. Ten control subjects, who did not participate in training program, underwent the same battery of tests at time intervals equivalent to the trained subjects. Differences betwee...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Working memory, Working memory training, Auditory stream segregation, Auditory processing disorders, Medicine, R, Vocational rehabilitation. Employment of people with disabilities, HD7255-7256
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