Features of the intellectual development of 15-16 year old children with different PC work experience

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Abstract

The structure of intelligence of older adolescents with different PC work experience was studied. Different effects of experience with the computer on the formation of the separate components of intelligence are noted. It is shown that early initiation to PC work (at 8 years and older) has a stimulating effect on the development of verbal and mathematical abilities. However, the most favorable time for starting work with the computer facilitating the development of visual-spatial perception and spatial thinking is the age of 9–10 years.

General Information

Keywords: intelligence, verbal ability, math ability, spatial ability, working memory, teenagers, PC using experience

Journal rubric: Cognitive Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Bezrukih M.M., Komkova Y.N. Features of the intellectual development of 15-16 year old children with different PC work experience. Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2010. Vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 110–122. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Maryana M. Bezrukih, Doctor of Biology, Professor, Director, Institute of Developmental Physiology, RAE, Moscow, Russia

Yuliya N. Komkova, Graduate Student of the Institute of Developmental Physiology, RAE, e-mail: yulianna-nik7@yandex.ru

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