Chapter 3. Working Memory

  1. Francis T. Durso4,
  2. Raymond S. Nickerson Associate Editor5,
  3. Susan T. Dumais Associate Editor6,
  4. Stephan Lewandowsky Associate Editor7 and
  5. Timothy J. Perfect Associate Editor8
  1. Aysecan Boduroglu1,
  2. Meredith Minear2 and
  3. Priti Shah3

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch3

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Boduroglu, A., Minear, M. and Shah, P. (2007) Working Memory, in Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition (eds F. T. Durso, R. S. Nickerson, S. T. Dumais, S. Lewandowsky and T. J. Perfect), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Texas Tech University, USA

  2. 5

    Tufts University, USA

  3. 6

    Microsoft Corporation, USA

  4. 7

    University of Western Australia, Australia

  5. 8

    University of Plymouth, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bogazici University, Turkey

  2. 2

    Washington University, USA

  3. 3

    University of Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015346

Online ISBN: 9780470713181

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Keywords:

  • working memory;
  • supervisory system;
  • visuospatial systems;
  • patient populations;
  • rehearsal mechanisms

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Working Memory Applied

  • Historical and Current Conceptions of Working Memory

  • Characteristics of Working Memory

  • Applications of Working Memory Research

  • Conclusion

  • Note

  • References