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Tikhomirova T. N., Kovas Yu. V. The Role of Cognitive Characteristics in Mathematical Achievement in Russian High School Students

The research paper is written with the financial support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the RF (state contract №02.740.11.5210; project executive — A. L. Zhuravlev).


(The Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences),
(The University of London)

Abstract ◊ The paper reports an empirical analysis of various aspects of number sense, characteristics of visuo-spatial memory and the speed of information processing, assessed with an original web-based battery of tests, as well as their correlation with the mathematical achievement.

Keywords: number sense, visuo-spatial memory, speed of information processing, mathematical achievement, high-school age.


Tikhomirova Tatiana Nikolaevna, Candidate of Science (psychology), senior researcher at the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Tel.: +7 (495) 683-45-35. E-mail: tikho@mail.ru

Kovas Yulia Vladimirovna, PhD (behavioral genetics), the director of the International Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Investigations into Individual Differences in Learning, Goldsmiths, University of London. Tel.: +44 (0) 207-078-50-25. E-mail: kovas@gold.ac.uk

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Citation: Tikhomirova T. N., Kovas Iu. V. Rol' kognitivnykh pokazatelei uchashchikhsia starshego shkol'nogo vozrasta v uspeshnosti resheniia matematicheskikh zadanii // Znanie. Ponimanie. Umenie. 2012. № 2. S. 237–244.

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