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Common Cognitive Deficits in Children With ADHD and Autism – Working Memory and Visual-Motor Integration

The authors reported that although cognitive deficits in working memory (WM) are characteristic features of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and autism, their results in this study also suggested verbal WM measures were better predictors of cognitive deficit than nonverbal WM measures, … Continue reading

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The slower the better – Does the speaker’s speech rate influence children’s performance on a language comprehension test

The aim of this study was to examine the effects of speech rate on children’s performance on a widely used language comprehension test. The results emphasize the necessity of careful considerations of the role dynamic aspects of examiner’s speech might … Continue reading

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Vocabulary and Working Memory in Children Fit With Hearing Aids

Stiles, McGregor, and Bentler reported that in the presence of mild-to-moderately severe hearing loss, children demonstrated resilient working memory systems, and that working memory and vocabulary were related (i.e., children with poorer working memory had smaller vocabulary sizes). Journal of … Continue reading

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