Relationship between cognition, achievement,and social competence in children

by Celin Gelgec

Institution: Deakin University
Department: School of Psychology
Year: 0
Record ID: 1055258
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30043234


Children who struggle to learn at school typically have poorer social competence. This thesis showed that poor language skills also negatively impacts on social competence. Furthermore, cognitive abilities such as attention and memory were shown to disrupt children’s ability to learn, which in turn is related to poor social competence