Following instructions in a virtual school: Does working memory play a role?

  title={Following instructions in a virtual school: Does working memory play a role?},
  author={Agnieszka J. Jaroslawska and Susan E. Gathercole and Matthew R. Logie and Joni Holmes},
  booktitle={Memory & cognition},
Accumulating evidence that working memory supports the ability to follow instructions has so far been restricted to experimental paradigms that have greatly simplified the practical demands of performing actions to instructions in everyday tasks. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether working memory is involved in maintaining information over the longer periods of time that are more typical of everyday situations that require performing instructions to command. Forty-two… CONTINUE READING
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