psychology-the working model of memory

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  • Created on: 11-01-14 18:59

1. what is the central executive?

  • 'the boss' that controls two slave systems and deals with cognitive tasks such as mental arithmatic and problem solving
  • stores speech based sounds or brief periods-limited duration
  • holds and rehearses visual and spatial information
  • general store that can hold combinations of info-baddeley 2000
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2. who created the working model of memory?

  • baddeley,thompson and buchanan
  • baddeley and hitch
  • atkinson and shiffrin
  • baltes and kliegl

3. what is the short term memory called

  • sensory memory
  • working memory
  • short term memory
  • the boss

4. negative of central executive?

  • no limited in capacity so could explode
  • limited in its capacity and can only cope with one strand on information at a time
  • pet scans are far too simplistic
  • it hasnt many studies to support its well being

5. working memory consists of

  • long term memory, short term memory and sensory memory
  • central executive,and two slave systems:the phonological loop and the visuo spatial sketch pad
  • the two slave systems
  • episodic buffer, phonological loop and visuo spatial sketchpad

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