MGH Institute of Health Professions
1 article published in JoVE
Assessing Working Memory in Children: The Comprehensive Assessment Battery for Children – Working Memory (CABC-WM) Kathryn Cabbage1, Shara Brinkley2, Shelley Gray2, Mary Alt3, Nelson Cowan4, Samuel Green5, Trudy Kuo6, Tiffany P. Hogan1 1Communication Sciences and Disorders, MGH Institute of Health Professions, 2Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University, 3Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Arizona, 4Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia, 5Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University, 6School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University - West Working memory predicts a significant amount of variance for a variety of cognitive tasks, including speaking, reading, and writing. However, few tools are available to assess working memory in children. We present an innovative, computer-based battery that comprehensively assesses different components of working memory in school-age children.