Working memory

Wendy Suzuki, Alan Baddeley, Susan E. Gathercole, Randall W. Engle

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Abstract

This part presents four chapters on the concept of working memory. The first chapter argues that while the neural activity in both the prefrontal cortex and the medial temporal lobe (MTL) can signal working memory, the substantially more prominent working memory signals seen in the prefrontal cortex suggests that this area ultimately makes a much stronger contribution to general working memory functions than the MTL. The second focuses on a multicomponent model of working memory. The third identifies some key features of working memory. The fourth chapter presents a synthesis of the chapters in this part.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationScience of Memory: Concepts
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)9780199865321, 9780195310443
DOIs
StatePublished - May 10 2007

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Short-Term Memory
Temporal Lobe
Prefrontal Cortex

Keywords

  • Brain
  • Medial temporal lobe
  • Memory
  • Neural activity
  • Prefrontal cortex
  • Prefrontal lobe

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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Suzuki, W., Baddeley, A., Gathercole, S. E., & Engle, R. W. (2007). Working memory. In Science of Memory: Concepts Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.003.0008

Working memory. / Suzuki, Wendy; Baddeley, Alan; Gathercole, Susan E.; Engle, Randall W.

Science of Memory: Concepts. Oxford University Press, 2007.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Suzuki, W, Baddeley, A, Gathercole, SE & Engle, RW 2007, Working memory. in Science of Memory: Concepts. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.003.0008
Suzuki W, Baddeley A, Gathercole SE, Engle RW. Working memory. In Science of Memory: Concepts. Oxford University Press. 2007 https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.003.0008
Suzuki, Wendy ; Baddeley, Alan ; Gathercole, Susan E. ; Engle, Randall W. / Working memory. Science of Memory: Concepts. Oxford University Press, 2007.
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