Importancia de la fluidez verbal fonológica y semántica en una muestra de niños y niñas colombianos en etapa escolar

  1. Álvarez Medina, María Nazaret
Supervised by:
  1. Esperanza Vergara Moragues Director
  2. Laiene Olabarrieta Landa Director
  3. Luis Miguel García Moreno Director

Defence university: Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Fecha de defensa: 26 November 2021

  1. Fernando Colmenares Chair
  2. Rubén Miranda Secretary
  3. Andrea Hidalgo Ruzzante Committee member
  4. Alicia Peñalva Vélez Committee member
  5. Fernando Carvajal Molina Committee member
  1. Psicobiología y Metodología en Ciencias del Comportamiento

Type: Thesis


Verbal fluency tests are considered instruments that provide information on cognitive processes such as language or executive functions, among others (Fitzpatrick, Gilbert & Serpell, 2013). In this sense, from an educational perspective, it is interesting to know how school-age children learn. After analysing existing studies, it can be stated that these tests have reported that sociodemographic variables are related to test performance and have an impact on test results, e.g. total score, but the importance of strategies compared to sociodemographic variables in verbal fluency test performance is not known so far (Brocki & Bohlin, 2004; Matute et al., 2004).For this reason, this Doctoral Thesis has the general objective of studying the development and use of strategies of Colombian girls and boys with and without intellectual disabilities between 6 and 17 years of age during phonological and semantic verbal fluency tests...