Executive function and academic achievement in primary school children: The use of task-related processing speed

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Gordon, R, Smith-Spark, JH, Newton, EJ and Henry, LA (2018). Executive function and academic achievement in primary school children: The use of task-related processing speed. Frontiers in Psychology. 9 (APR).
AuthorsGordon, R, Smith-Spark, JH, Newton, EJ and Henry, LA
Abstract

This article argues that individual differences in processing speed are important in the relationship between executive function (EF) and academic achievement in primary school children. It proposes that processing times within EF tasks can be used to predict academic attainment and aid in the development of intervention programmes.

KeywordsExecutive function; Working memory; Academic achievement; Processing speed; 1701 Psychology
Year2018
JournalFrontiers in Psychology
Journal citation9 (APR)
PublisherLondon South Bank University
ISSN1664-1078
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00582
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Print23 Apr 2018
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Deposited17 May 2018
Accepted06 Apr 2018
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