Short-Term and Working Memory

Short-Term and Working Memory : A Special Issue of Memory

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This special issue ponders a detailed and contemporary analysis of the theoretical underpinnings of short-term and working memory. Articles focus on short-term memory for phonological, semantic, and spatial material, on executive function and on short-term forgetting. The empirical perspectives include the neuroimaging of short-term memory, short-term memory development and the neuropsychology and neurobiology of memory, in addition to laboratory-based experimental studies. Together, these articles identify significant current models and approaches to short-term and working memory, providing a broad set of perspectives which illustrate the wide impact of working memory on the understanding of human cognition.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 210 x 297 x 17.78mm | 505g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1138877867
  • 9781138877863

Table of contents

P.J. Barnard, S.K. Scott, J. May, When the Central Executive Lets Us Down: Schemas, Attention and Load in a Generative Working Memory Task. M. Sebastian, J. Menor, Rosa Elosua, Errors in Short-term Forgetting in AD and Aging. L. Henry, How Does the Severity of a Learning Disability Affect Working Memory Performance? F. Collette, S. Majerus, M. Van Der Linden, P. Dabe, C. Degueldre, G. Delfiore, A. Luxen, E. Salmon, Contribution of Lexico-semantic Processes to Verbal Short-term Memory Tasks: A PET Activation Study. R.C. Martin, M.L. Freedman, Short-term Retention of Lexical-semantic Representations: Implications For Speech Production. A. Lian, P.J. Karlsen, B. Winsvold, A Reevaluation of the Phonological Similarity Effect in Adult's Short-term Memory of Words and Nonwords. J.M. Rouder, P. Gomez, Modelling Serial Position Curves With Temporal Distinctiveness. S. Saito, The Phonological Loop and Memory For Rhythms: An Individual Differences Approach. S. Tremblay, W.J. Macken, D.M. Jones, The Impact of Broadband Noise on Serial Memory: Changes in Band-pass Frequency Increase Disruption. G. Tehan, L. Hendry, D. Kocinski, Word Length and Phonological Similarity Effects in Simple, Complex and Delayed Serial Recall Tasks: Implications For Working Memory. C.S. Willis, S.E. Gathercole, Phonological Short-term Memory Contributions to Sentence Processing in Young Children. M.G. Calvo, Working Memory and Inferences: Evidence From Eye Fixations During Reading. U.M.Z. Hutton, J.N. Towse, Short-term Memory and Working Memory as Indices of Children's Cognitive Skills. E. Service, R. Turpeinen, Working Memory in Spelling: Evidence From Backward Typing. S.J. Pickering, The Development of Visuo-spatial Thinking. B. Lawrence, J. Myerson, H. Oonk, R. Abrams, The Effects of Eye and Limb Movement On Working Memory. A. Miyake, A.H. Witzki, M.J. Emerson, Explaining Field Dependence-independence From a Working Memory Perspective: A Dual-task Investigation of the Hidden Figures Test.show more