Do children with visual impairments demonstrate superior short-term memory, memory, strategies, and metamemory?

Shirley R. Wyver*, Roslyn Markham

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Abstract

This study compared the memory processes underpinning the performance of 19 children with visual impairments and 19 sighted children on the Digit Span subtest of the Wechsler Intelligence Scales. No evidence was found to support earlier claims of the superior performance of children with visual impairments on any tasks of the subtest or of the children's greater awareness of memory processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)799-811
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Visual Impairment and Blindness
Volume92
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1998

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