Can fine motor skills and executive function predict arithmetic and reading skills?

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C4IE member Dr Verena Pritchard and colleagues evaluated the role of fine motor skills, executive function, and domain-specific skills at 5-years as predictors of arithmetic and reading skills at 6-years. The article Domain-specific skills, but not fine-motor or executive function, predict later arithmetic and reading in children was recently published in the journal Learning and Individual Differences . You can read the full article here.

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