%0 Journal Article
%T The Effectiveness of Computer-Aided Working Memory Training on Improvement of Executive Functions and Math Performances in Students with Mathematics Disorder
%J Psychology of Exceptional Individuals
%I Allameh Tabatabaâ€™i University
%Z 2252-0031
%A SoltaniKouhbanani, sakineh
%A alizadeh, hamid
%A Hashemi, Janet
%A Sarami, Gholamreza
%A SoltaniKouhbanani, Sajedeh
%D 2013
%\ 09/23/2013
%V 3
%N 11
%P 1-20
%! The Effectiveness of Computer-Aided Working Memory Training on Improvement of Executive Functions and Math Performances in Students with Mathematics Disorder
%K :Computer-Aided Training
%K executive functions
%K Working memory
%K Mathematics Disorder
%R
%X The present research aims to study the effect ofcomputer-aided working memory training on executive functions and mathperformances in students with mathematics disorders. This was aquasi-experimental research. From among all the students in centers forlearning disorders, 20 female students with mathematics disorder studying atthe 3rd, 4th and 5th grades of elementaryschools in the educational year 2011-2012 in Tehran were selected usingconvenience sampling method. The subjects were randomly assigned into the twocontrol and experiment groups. the Key Math Diagnostic Arithmetic Test as wellas executive functions tests (including the Tower of London Test, theContinuous Performance Test and Stroop test cards) were carried out on thesubjects. Then, the experiment group (including students with mathematicsdisorder) received 20 sessions of computer-aided working memory training in 7weeks. Afterwards, all the subjects (both experiment and control groups) wereassessed in terms of executive functions and math performances. It isnoteworthy that the control group did not receive any training. Both groupsreceived only the school trainings. One month later, the post-test wasadministrated. The results of the pre-test and post-test were analyzed usingt-test. The results showed that computer-aided working memory training had asignificant effect on executive functions and math performances of studentswith mathematics disorder, and could improve it. The findings of this researchcan be used in neurological and educational interferences
%U https://jpe.atu.ac.ir/article_713_dec634a3cefead22d3058fa0faf4a7b9.pdf