The Working Memory Model - Baddeley & Hitch (1974)

Working Memory Model Revision!

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The Central Executive

This is our attention.

It has a Limited capacity.

It controls:

1. The articulatory-phonological loop

2. The visuo-spatical sketchpad

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The articulatory-phonological loop

This holds speech based information.

It has a phonological store, also known as 'the inner ear'.

It has a articulatory process, also known as 'the inner voice'.

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The case of KF supports the working memory model.

KF had an impaired STM due to brain damage.

He couldnt remember verbal information.

He could remember visual information.

This means that KF had a damaged articulatory loop.  

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There's nothing on the visuo- spatial scetchpad?

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