WMM Exam Plan

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Describe and evaluate the working memory model (16 marks)


  • Developed by Badderley and Hitch in 1974 and is the best, most complex model of memory process to date
  • Central executive co-ordinates all activites of three other subsystems 
  • Phonological loop processes information in terms of sound, including both written and spoken material. Made up of further systems called articulatory control system and phonological store 
  • Articulatroy control system allows maintenance rehersal of info you recieve 
  • Phonological store stores the words you hear and is also known as the inner ear
  • Episodic buffer brings material together into a single memory instead of separate strands and provides bridge between ST and LTM 
  • Visuo-spatial sketchpad process visual and spatial information in


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