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dc.contributor.author Li, Yaoran
dc.contributor.author Geary, David C.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-17T18:15:01Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-17T18:15:01Z
dc.date.issued 2017-02-13
dc.identifier doi:10.5061/dryad.34m6j
dc.identifier.citation Li Y, Geary DC (2017) Children's visuospatial memory predicts mathematics achievement through early adolescence. PLOS ONE 12(2): e0172046.
dc.identifier.issn 1932-6203
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10255/dryad.133146
dc.description A previous study showed that gains in visuospatial memory from first to fifth grade predicted end-of-fifth grade mathematics but not reading achievement, controlling other factors. In this follow up study, these relations were assessed from sixth to ninth grade, inclusive (n = 145). The results showed that growth in visuospatial memory across the elementary school years was related to growth in mathematics achievement after fifth grade, controlling intelligence, the central executive and phonological memory components of working memory, in-class attentive behavior, parental education, and fifth grade mathematics achievement. As found for fifth grade, this relation was not found for reading achievement after fifth grade. In total, the results suggest that visuospatial memory has a unique influence on ease of learning some types of mathematics and that this influence becomes more important across successive grades.
dc.relation.haspart doi:10.5061/dryad.34m6j/1
dc.relation.isreferencedby doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172046
dc.subject visuospatial ability
dc.subject working memory
dc.subject mathematics achievement
dc.title Data from: Children's visuospatial memory predicts mathematics achievement through early adolescence
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.correspondingAuthor Geary, David C.
prism.publicationName PLOS ONE
dryad.fundingEntity R01 HD38283, R37 HD045914 US National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; DRL-1250359, US National Science Foundation@National Science Foundation (United States)
dryad.citationMismatchedDOI doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070160

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Title Data for Children’s Visuospatial Memory Predicts Gains in Mathematics Achievement Through Early Adolescence’ by Yaoran Li and David C. Geary. PLoS ONE
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