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Evolving Issues in Working Memory

Richardson, John T. E. (1996). Evolving Issues in Working Memory. In: Richardson, John T. E.; Engle, Randall W.; Hasher, Lynn; Logie, Robert H. and Stoltzfus, Ellen R. eds. Working Memory and Human Cognition. Oxford University Press, pp. 120–148.

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This chapter summarizes the main issues that have divided researchers in the field of working memory and provides an integrated account of what we have learned about working memory. The main issues of contention include the capacity of working memory, the gateway hypothesis, and the phonological loop. The findings of the study in this book reveal that working memory is a complex system responsible for the temporary storage and processing of information, and that it is structurally and functionally distinct from different forms of permanent or long-term memory.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 0-19-510099-9, 978-0-19-510099-0
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 49833
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2017 15:23
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:52
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