Low working memory capacity is only spuriously related to poor reading comprehension
Cognition, Volume 131, Issue 3, 2014, Pages 373-403.
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Accounts of comprehension failure, whether in the case of readers with poor skill or when syntactic complexity is high, have overwhelmingly implicated working memory capacity as the key causal factor. However, extant research suggests that this position is not well supported by evidence on the span of active memory during online sentence ...More
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