Working Memory in Second Language Acquisition
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
Copyright © 2013 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.
The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
How to Cite
Sagarra, N. 2012. Working Memory in Second Language Acquisition. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
Working memory (WM) is the temporary storage and processing of incoming information needed to execute complex cognitive actions (Baddeley, 2007), such as processing a foreign language (L2).
- cognitive science;
- second language acquisition;
- working memory