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High point narrative structure in mother-child conversations about the past and children’s emergent literacy skills in Costa Rica
Abstract. The relationship between narrative coherence in mother-child conversations about past events and children’s concurrent emergent literacy was examined in a sample of 32 Spanish-speaking, middle-class, Costa Rican ...
Evidences of Construct Validity of the NEUPSILIN Using Confirmatory Factorial Analysis
Evidência de Validade de Construto do NEUPSILIN Utilizando Análise Fatorial Confirmatória
The objective was to provide evidences of construct validity of the NEUPSILIN Brief Neuropsychological Assessment Instrument. The participants were 1017 healthy Brazilian, 67.1% women, 12 to 90 years old (M = 36.72; SD = ...
The sociocultural gaze in narrative practices of Spanish-speaking children
La mirada sociocultural en las prácticas narrativas de niños hispanohablantes
Este volumen ha reunido una serie de investigaciones elaboradas en torno al tema de la narración infantil. La originalidad del volumen que nos ocupa es por un lado, que se trata de trabajos en poblaciones de niños ...
How dopamine shapes representations in auditory cortex
The neural representation of sound in the auditory cortex is not invariably predetermined by its acoustical properties, but it is constantly reshaped while the listener acquires new experiences. Such plastic changes are ...
Interference between reading and gustative perception: Stroop effect for words and anagrams
La lectura interfiere con la percepción gustativa: Efecto Stroop con palabras y anagramas
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the cross-modal interference between taste perception and linguistic representations. Taste stimuli, words and anagrams were employed. Results show that anagrams are processed faster ...
Evidence of validity of the Scholastic Aptitude Test of the University of Costa Rica based on their internal structure
Evidencias de validez de la Prueba de Aptitud Académica de la Universidad de Costa Rica basadas en su estructura interna
The aim of this study is to find validity evidence in the Scholastic Aptitude Test (PAA; Spanish acronym) of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) based on its internal structure. The construct measuring of this test presents ...
Rendimiento cognitivo de personas mayores que participan en grupos organizados en la provincia de San José
Cognitive performance of elder people participating in elder´s organized groups in San José
Since cognitive performance is a major determinant for the development of healthy aging processes and quality of life, the profiles of cognitive performance in executive functions and memory of 110 elders participating in ...
Increased Prefrontal-Parietal EEG Gamma Band Correlation during Motor Imagery in Expert Video Game Players
Abstract. The aim of this study was to characterize the prefrontal-parietal EEG correlation in experienced video game players (VGPs) in relation to individuals with little or no video game experience (NVGPs) during a motor ...
Editorial, Vol. 27 Num. 115