Combining representations in working memory: A brief report
Towse, J. N. and Houston-Price, C. M. T. (2001) Combining representations in working memory: A brief report. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 19 (3). pp. 319-324. ISSN 0261-510X
To link to this article DOI: 10.1348/026151001166100
A task combining both digit and Corsi memory tests was administered to a group of 75 children. The task is shown to share variance with standardized reading and maths attainments, even after partialling out performance on component tasks separately assessed. The emergent task property may reflect coordination skills, although several different refinements can be made to this general conclusion.