Working memory, short-term memory, and general fluid intelligence: a latent-variable approach.

@article{Engle1999WorkingMS,
  title={Working memory, short-term memory, and general fluid intelligence: a latent-variable approach.},
  author={Randall W. Engle and Stephen W. Tuholski and James E. Laughlin and Andrew R. A. Conway},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  year={1999},
  volume={128 3},
  pages={
          309-331
        }
}
A study was conducted in which 133 participants performed 11 memory tasks (some thought to reflect working memory and some thought to reflect short-term memory), 2 tests of general fluid intelligence, and the Verbal and Quantitative Scholastic Aptitude Tests. Structural equation modeling suggested that short-term and working memories reflect separate but highly related constructs and that many of the tasks used in the literature as working memory tasks reflect a common construct. Working memory… Expand

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