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

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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 ...

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10.1016/j.jml.2010.02.005

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Journal:
JOURNAL OF MEMORY AND LANGUAGE
Volume:
62
Issue:
4
Pages:
380-391
Publication date:
2010-05-01
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ISSN:
0749-596X
Source identifiers:
54845
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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