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SABAGH SABBAGH, Sigem. Solution of Written Arithmetic Problems and Inhibitory Cognitive Control. Univ. Psychol. [online]. 2008, vol.7, n.1, pp. 217-229. ISSN 1657-9267.
The solution of word or verbal problems has become a subject of preoccupation for teachers and investigators, since in them it is the essence of education and learning of the mathematics. It has been discovered that one of the reasons for the failure in the solution of this kind of problems, is the incapacity to suppress the irrelevant information of them, this is, by the deficiency of cognitive inhibitory control.
Keywords : Arithmetic word or verbal problem solving; cognitive inhibitory control.