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Phonological working memory in very young children.

Gathercole, S. E. and Adams, A. M. (1993) Phonological working memory in very young children. Developmental Psychology, 29 (4). pp. 770-778.

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Abstract

By Gathercole, Susan E.; Adams, Anne-Marie Developmental Psychology. Vol 29(4), Jul 1993, 770-778. Abstract This study was designed to establish whether phonological working memory skills could be assessed in children below 4 yrs of age. A group of 2- and 3-yr-old children were tested on 3 phonological memory measures (digit span, nonword repetition, and word repetition) and were also given tasks that tapped other cognitive skills. Scores on the 3 phonological memory tasks were closely related. In addition, repetition performance was linked with both vocabulary knowledge and articulation rate. Results indicate that phonological memory skills can be reliably assessed in very young children by using conventional serial span and repetition procedures. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Developmental Psychology
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Departments: UNSPECIFIED
ID Code: 19068
Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
Deposited On: 31 Oct 2008 11:08
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 15:25
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/19068

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