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Effects of a cognitive acceleration programme on Year 1 pupils

Adey, Philip; Robertson, Anne; Venville, Grady


BACKGROUND Cognitive Acceleration has shown evidence of long-term far transfer with young adolescents. This paper reports a new application of the principle to 5- and 6-year-olds in a disadvantaged inner city area. AIMS To investigate the effect of a cognitive intervention programme on the cognitive development of children in Year I of primary schools. SAMPLE Approximately 300 children in 14 Year 1 classes in 10 schools for the experimental group and 170 children in 8 classes in 5 matched...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002-03
Type: Journal article
Source: The British journal of educational psychology
DOI: 10.1348/000709902158748


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