Working memory Model, Baddeley and Hitch

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Central executive
supervisory funstion controls slave systems, limited capacity, process sensory info
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Eposodic buffer
Baddeley, limited capacity store, acoustic and visual info, intergrates info
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phonological loop
Phonological store (inner ear) & Articulatory process (inner voice)
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Phonological loop
limited capacity ,temporary store for verbal info
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Baddeley,Thomson & Buchanan
pool of words 2 categories. 1 and 5 syllables. immediate recall and wrote down. memory better on shorter words
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visuo-spatial sketchpad
Inner scribe (active rehearsal mechanism) & visual cache (passive visual store)
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Visual-spatial sketchpad
limited capacity temporary memory system for holding visual/spatial info
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Baddeley, Grant, Wright and Thomson
moving light, track wth pointer 1) Describe angle on letters 2)verbal task. 1)used both visual sketch so poorer 2)other components of memory model
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Strengths
1)STM expalined in terms of temporary storage and active processing 2)explains many psychological explanantions eg KF verbal stm problems 3)schizophrenics can be diagnosed with it Park et al 4)poor reading /math/sciene of children
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weaknesses
1)central executives least explained/ vague 2)single excutive wrong Damasio et al, patient EVR cerebral tumour removed reasoning task=funstioning executive, poor decision making=impaired executive 3) fails to account for musical memory Berz.
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