Working Memory

Jac.m.a.m. Oppers Jac at Oppers.nl
Sat Jul 22 07:31:06 EST 2000


On Wed, 19 Jul 2000 15:48:29 GMT, c_thomas_wild at my-deja.com wrote:

>Working Memory:
>http://www.sciam.com/0897issue/0897trendsbox1.html
>http://www.nimh.nih.gov/events/prwmem.htm
>http://pubs.acs.org/hotartcl/chemtech/99/jul/figure1.html


If you want more detailed information about the following link :
>http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual/section19/chapter262/262d.htm
please start with this one (Attention Deficit Disorder) 
http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/add_adhd/add-adhd.html


>In article <RcFROa5MXnVpovJOcD7BmtoOftjs at 4ax.com>,
>  Jac at Oppers.nl wrote:
>> On Mon, 12 Jun 2000 20:17:51 +1000, "John H."
>> <johnhkm at netsprintXXXX.net.au> wrote:
>>
>> >[[12/06/00 15:37
>> >
>> >I have been reading a bit about working memory lately but I still
>haven't
>> >found a formal definition of the same. From what I can gather
>working memory
>> >is defined as the ability to hold a number of elements
>simultaneously as
>> >elements for attention. I wonder about this simultaneous bit, but
>can anyone
>> >help me here? Is working memory solely regarded as that which can be
>held
>> >simultaneously, or does the concept allow consideration for
>movements into
>> >and our working memory over given time spans?
>> >
>> >Does a formal definition exist? If so, where can I find it?
>> >
>> >John H.
>> >Remove 4x
>>
>> Just to offer a different (different from Danahoe & Palmer) point of
>> view for those readers who want to stay within todays popular field of
>> theoretical cognitive research, Baddeley & Hitch's tripartite Working
>> Memory model (start with : Baddeley, 1986) offers a theoretical
>> cognitive framework to methodologically support and discuss applied
>> user-system research on multimodality. This Working Memory model does
>> have a "central executive" to *co-ordinate* (a) the activity of a
>> phonological loop and (b) the handling of visio-spatial information.
>> For example, to drive a car, and simultaneously use a mobile phone,
>> will influence the controlling attential mechanism ("central
>> executive"), and probably increase the total number of accidents.
>>

Jac.
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j.m.a.m.oppers@(hccnet|hetnet|chello).nl

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