Comprensión lectora, Desarrollo cognoscitivo, Neuropsicología.
Reading comprehension requires the interaction of different cognitive processes: attention, perception, memory and phonological awareness; these processes allow detecting difficulties in child cognitive development. The objective of this research paper was to describe the relationship between the performance of reading comprehension and the precision and speed of reading, as well as cognitive processes like attention, perception, memory and phonological awareness in children from third grade of primary education of Xalapa, Veracruz. 26 children (13 male, 13 female) with an average age of 8 years and 8 months (8 months) were evaluated. The children neuropsychological assessment (ENI) was aplicadad in the areas of reading, visual and auditory perception, visual and auditory attention, visual/auditory memory and phonological awareness. The accuracy and speed of reading and phonological awareness favor the good performance of reading comprehension.