working memory


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working memory

(storage, architecture)
The parts of main memory (RAM) currently in use.

In a production system, working memory contains the facts, both initial and generated.
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Patients with Parkinsons disease, schizophrenia and dementia show declines in working memory.
An alternative theory suggests working memory acts as a (https://doi.
Children who fulfilled the selection criteria were subjected to working memory capacity assessment and auditory stream segregation task.
The study, however, highlights a potential benefit of mindfulness meditation in improving working memory capacity in adolescents.
This was the time when a measure of a student's working memory could be taken from the recorded EEG while the student was effectively using their working memory to think back over the letters they were presented with.
It was hypothesized that students would demonstrate significant gains in verbal and visual working memory and encoding capabilities following training.
Compared with 37 controls, the patients with diabetes performed significantly worse on several working memory tasks, including the backward digit span, the digit span, and the Stroop Color and Word Test, which is an executive function task, the researchers reported.
So, we wanted to look at it from an experimental viewpoint, look at the relationship between more specifically our working memory conductor--how do we juggle all of this information, our sense of empathy, and how this links into actually making different kinds of moral decisions--so that's a project that we're about to kick-start in the fall.
This effect on connectivity also led to improvement in actual cognitive performance; subjects tested significantly better for working memory tasks after the admission of green tea extract.
This article will focus on another computerized approach that trains a specific executive function, namely, working memory.
The working memory advantage; train your brain to function stronger, smarter, faster.