Journal article icon

Journal article

Suppressing irrelevant information from working memory: Evidence for domain-specific deficits in poor comprehenders

Abstract:

Previous research has suggested that children with specific reading comprehension deficits (poor comprehenders) show an impaired ability to suppress irrelevant information from working memory, with this deficit detrimentally impacting on their working memory ability, and consequently limiting their reading comprehension performance. However, the extent to which these suppression deficits are specific to the verbal domain has not yet been explored. Experiment 1 examined the memory profiles of ...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.jml.2010.02.005

Authors


Pimperton, H More by this author
Journal:
JOURNAL OF MEMORY AND LANGUAGE
Volume:
62
Issue:
4
Pages:
380-391
Publication date:
2010-05-05
DOI:
ISSN:
0749-596X
URN:
uuid:08cd3f25-4202-4bc3-bb54-4c024678b715
Source identifiers:
54845
Local pid:
pubs:54845

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP