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1- M.A. Educational Administration, Kharazmi University Karaj, Tehran, Iran. , mohsen.alinezhad@yahoo.com
2- Assistant professor, department of psychology, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran.
3- PhD Student in Psychology, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Alborz, Iran.
4- PhD Student in Educational Administration, Allameh Tabataba’i University Tehran, Tehran, Iran.
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Introduction: Weakness in cognitive restraint leads to insufficiency in verbal and non-verbal memory, excitement and control attention, it needs more attention.
Aim: The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of Working Memory improving on cognitive restraint of students.
Method: The method this research was quasi –experimental with per –test and post–test design whit control and experimental groups. The statistical population consisted of all boy students in Allame Tabatabaii University in Tehran in the academic year 2017-2018 that among they 30 people selected with available sampling and were randomly divided in to an experimental and a control group (15 each). For experimental group conducted working memory improving intervention (by En-Back Software) in ten sessions. All subject assessed in each group by Wechsler Intelligence Scale and word- color stroop test at pre and post test.
Results: The result of analysis of covariance showed that at post test, the experimental group
showed a significant improvement in cognitive restraint scores (p <0.05).
Conclusion: According to the finding this research could use from working memory improving intervention on improve cognitive restraint in students.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/08/10 | Accepted: 2018/12/20 | Published: 2019/01/15

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