Evaluate the working memory model

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  • Baddeley provided supporting evidence of the working memory model. participants were given a visual task to perform and asked at the same time to perform either a visual or verbal text. Participants performed better in tasks requiring two different skills, which suggest that there are two different components dealing with visual and verbal tasks, in this case, the visuospatial sketchpad and the phonological loop. The stores have limited capacity but are able to work independently at the same time.
  • The validity of the experiment can be questioned as it is a lab-based study and, therefore, lacks ecological validity. The results may not be representative of what would happen in an observation or a field based study.
  • Damasio contested the working memory…


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