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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These brain regions specifically support working memory.
To understand why this technique is so effective, we need to take a look at the two mechanisms that allow working memory to function properly: coupling and synchronization.
Also important to cognitive function is spatial working memory. This is the ability to know where items are arranged in space, such as the layout of your house or how to get around town.
They were then assessed for visual-auditory response latency and working memory. Early morning fasting blood samples (5 ml) were collected for assay of serum testosterone, serum T4, and serum thyroid hormones (TSH) using chemiluminescence technique.
In both studies, there was no change of the tCNV recorded from the Sternberg task, suggesting that the observed improvements in working memory were partly due to a more efficient orienting response.
An alternative theory suggests working memory acts as a (https://doi.org/10.1038/nn.3655) continuous resource that's shared across all remembered information.
The current study further explores the executive theory of creativity, investigating the relationships between working memory, intelligence, and creativity.
Previous studies have determined that extracting speech from competing noise requires working memory resources.
All intervention participants as well as the waitlisted controls completed a number of tests assessing working memory, perceived stress, anxiety, and mindfulness measures after the 4-week intervention period.
Working memory (WM) has become a specialised area of brain research and a large number of published studies using fMRI and EEG have contributed to our understanding of the role WM plays in for example, autism, dyslexia, and dyscalculia.
A new study found that one way to protert your working memory is to maybe avoid all trans fat foods.