Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Working memory: a better predictor of academic success than IQ? | SharpBrains

 "Working memory is the abilty to hold information in your head and manipulate it mentally. You use this mental workspace when adding up two numbers spoken to you by someone else without being able to use pen and paper or a calculator. Children at school need this memory on a daily basis for a variety of tasks such as following teachers’ instructions or remembering sentences they have been asked to write down."
 Bell curve and IQImage via Wikipedia
Working memory: a better predictor of academic success than IQ?
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