publication . Article . 2008

Efficiency of working memory: Theoretical concept and practical application

Dejan Lalovic;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008 Journal: Zbornik Instituta za pedagoska istrazivanja, volume 40, pages 84-100 (issn: 0579-6431, eissn: 1820-9270, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Library of Serbia
Abstract
<jats:p>Efficiency of working memory is the concept which connects psychology of memory with different fields of cognitive, differential and applied psychology. In this paper, the history of interest for the assessment of the capacity of short-term memory is presented in brief, as well as the different methods used nowadays to assess the individual differences in the efficiency of working memory. What follows is the consideration of studies that indicate the existence of significant links between the efficiency of working memory and general intelligence, the ability of reasoning, personality variables, as well as some socio-psychological phenomena. Special empha...
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free text keywords: Education, efficiency of working memory, individual differences, pedagogical practice, Working memory, Personality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, School age child, Information processing theory, Cognition, Cognitive psychology, Psychology, g factor, Cognitive load, lcsh:Theory and practice of education, lcsh:LB5-3640
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