Enhancing Linguistic Intelligence Among Primary School Student Using Language Comprehension Training Program: EEG Study

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Suwarin Thinthawee
Pattrawadee Makmee
Peera Wongupparaj


          This research aimed to create a language comprehension training program create a linguistic intelligence test and to study the results of the language comprehension training program. The study was comparing the differences in the EEG from making linguistic intelligence test before and after training with language comprehension training programs. The final study were testing of interactions between gender and general intelligence that affected on the EEG post-training with language comprehension training program. There are 81 students in sample group divide into 4 groups (19-21 per group) using 2x2 Factorial Pretest and Posttest Design (Between Subjects). The subjects were volunteers to participate in the research. Collected data from test activities via computer screen with linguistic intelligence test and EEG measurement. Statistics used are t-test dependent Two-way ANOVA and effect size.

         The results of the research showed that the language comprehension training program could increase linguistic intelligence. In the overall the sample group had the absolute EEG after training was higher than before training. The EEG of boys were higher than girls. The EEG of low general intelligence groups were higher than high general intelligence groups. There were interaction between gender and general intelligence on the Gamma brain waves at position F3.

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