Working Memory and Human Cognition

Working Memory and Human Cognition

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This book compares and contrasts different conceptions of working memory. This is one of the most important notions to have informed cognitive psychology over the last 20 years or so. Primarily, 'working memory' has referred to the human cognitive system responsible for temporary storage of verbal information, but this book goes further and includes proponents of several different yet dominant views of working memory. Contents include: The Seven Ages of Working Memory, Working Memory and Aging, Working Memory and Retrieval. Both the conceptual and methodological basis of the study of working memory relevant to advanced undergraduates, postgraduates, and research workers in the fields of cognition, intellectual development, and cognitive neuropsychology are more

Product details

  • Hardback | 174 pages
  • 160 x 242 x 15mm | 427g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • line figures, tables
  • 0195100999
  • 9780195100990

Table of contents

1. Evolving Concepts of Working Memory ; 2. The Seven Ages of Working Memory ; 3. Working Memory and Aging ; 4. Working Memory and Retrieval ; 5. Evolving Issues in Working Memoryshow more