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Title

Three functional aspects of working memory as strong predictors of early school achievements: The review and illustrative evidence

Journal title

Polish Psychological Bulletin

Yearbook

2016

Issue

No 1

Authors

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Humanistyczne i Społeczne

Publisher

Committee for Psychological Science PAS

Date

2016

Identifier

DOI: 10.1515/ppb-2016-0011

Source

Polish Psychological Bulletin; 2016; No 1

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Polish Psychological Bulletin (founded in 1970) is an official journal of Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee for Psychological Science.The journal publish a variety of papers, including empirical reports of experiments, surveys and field studies, theoretical articles, controversies and analytic papers on important psychological topics. Relevance for an international readership is our prominent goal, Polish Psychological Bulletin does not publish clinical case studies, or technical articles. Submissions from all domains of psychology are encouraged, especially those that address new developments and pursue innovative approaches.

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