Is working memory still working
The current state of A.D. Hitch’s (1974) multicomponent working memory model is reviewed and a proposed clarification in which the executive is assumed to be a limited capacity attentional system, aided by a newly postulated fourth system, the episodic buffer.
Is working memory still working?
- BiologyThe American psychologist
Hitch's multicomponent working memory model has proved valuable in accounting for data from a wide range of participant groups under a rich array of task conditions and on the processes allowing the integration of information from the component subsystems.
The role of the episodic buffer in working memory for language processing
- Psychology, BiologyCognitive Processing
Although the episodic buffer is not necessarily supported by executive processes and seems to be supported by different neural networks, it may operate in tandem with the central executive during effortful language processing and may suggest engagement of the phonological loop during buffer processing.
Working memory and Down syndrome.
- PsychologyJournal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
A brief account is given of the evolution of the concept of working memory from a unitary store into a multicomponent system, and the operation of the model is illustrated through an account of a research programme concerned with the analysis ofWorking memory in Down syndrome.
Modulation of working memory
- Psychology, Biology
The possibility that specific deficits in working memory might provide a cognitive marker of risk for neurodegeneration and development of Parkinson’s disease is discussed.
Fractionating the episodic buffer
- Psychology, BiologyBrain and Cognition
Binding in visual working memory: The role of the episodic buffer
- Psychology, BiologyNeuropsychologia
Coherence and recurrency: maintenance, control and integration in working memory
- Biology, PsychologyCognitive Processing
It is argued that large-scale multimodal integration of information creates an ‘episodic buffer’, and may even suffice for implementing a central executive.
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FIVE CENTRAL FEATURES OF THE APPROACH The embedded-processes model of working memory relies upon the following five principles, which emphasize links between memory and attention. (1) Working memory…
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Visual recognition memory for a sequence of non-verbalized patterns is shown to have a large and clearly defined recency effect. This recency effect occurs with random list lengths and therefore…
Human Memory: A Proposed System and its Control Processes
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Abstract The relation between three aspects of memory—behaviour, knowledge, and conscious experience—is discussed. Memory research of the past has tended to concentrate on memory performance, and to…
Integration of diverse information in working memory within the frontal lobe
- Psychology, BiologyNature Neuroscience
Results demonstrate frontal-lobe specialization in maintaining working-memory representations that integrate verbal and spatial information that demands flexible mental representations.
When long-term learning depends on short-term storage
Hippocampal function: Working memory or cognitive mapping?
- Psychology, Biology
The hypothesis that the memory characteristics of tasks are the major factors influencing the magnitude of the impairment exhibited by rats with damage to the hippocampal system is supported.