working memory


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short-term memory

The capacity to recognise, recall and regurgitate small amounts of information (the 7 ±2 rule) shortly after its occurrence, which is divided into subsystems for verbal and visual information.

working memory

Short-term memory, see there.

working memory

The ability to store and use those facts and ideas necessary for performing immediate tasks.
See also: memory

Working memory

The memory system that relates to the task at hand and coordinates recall of memories necessary to complete it.
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Researchers have long regarded working memory as a (http://gocognitive.
Between-group comparisons revealed that the group with APD had a significantly lower score than did the control group in all the working memory capacity tests (P<0.
Individual differences in working memory and reading.
Additionally, because this program was implemented as part of the regular curricular program each day, the school administration expected that all participants received working memory training.
And I began to realize more and more it was their working memory, and I think just in understanding more and working with schools and interviewing teachers and interviewing children and part of their different government-funded projects, one of the things that has come out is that working memory is different from IQ.
Computerized training programs have been developed to address different aspects of working memory, have been administered according to various schedules and durations in different populations, and have demonstrated mixed findings with regard to generalizability and sustainability of training effects (Klingberg 2010; Shipstead et al.
Interference of Dynamic Visual Noise on Encoding Visual Information in Working Memory
Oakhill and Kyle (2000) demonstrated associations between the working memory abilities, both storage and processing demands, and two of the phonological awareness abilities (phoneme deletion and sound categorization).
The subjects performed the Verbal Working Memory Task during scanning.
Working memory refers to the mechanisms and processes involved in the control, regulation and active execution of complex cognitive activities, and the active maintenance of relevant information (Miyake & Shah, 1999).
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The role of mathematical homework and prior knowledge on the relationship between students' mathematical performance, cognitive style and working memory capacity