6 edition of Working memory and learning found in the catalog.
Working memory and learning
Susan E. Gathercole
Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-119) and index.
|Statement||Susan E. Gathercole and Tracy Packiam Alloway.|
|Contributions||Alloway, Tracy packiam.|
|LC Classifications||LB1063 .G38 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 124 p. :|
|Number of Pages||124|
|ISBN 10||9781412936125, 9781412936132|
|LC Control Number||2007935892|
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Both working memory and executive functions rely strongly, though not exclusively, on frontal brain areas. The direction of attention according to one's goals is assumed to rely on "top-down" signals from the pre-frontal cortex PFC that biases processing in posterior cortical areas. One crucial thing for teachers to consider is that these students may differ fundamentally from their peers in terms of their cognitive abilities. According to Maryanne Wolf in her book Proust and the Squidworking memory is what we use when we have to hold on to information briefly, so that we can perform a task with it. Susan Gathercole is an important researcher in this area but has distilled her considerable knowledge into this concise publication.
In general, memory span for verbal contents digits, letters, words, etc. Here are the most common terms and definitions. On this website we have provided more information about phonological awareness and its affect on reading in our Phonological Awareness section. The theory therefore predicts that the amount of forgetting depends on the temporal density of attentional demands of the processing task—this density is called "cognitive load". It has been described as the brain's conductor. So far, there is no direct evidence that working memory uses this binding mechanism, and other mechanisms have been proposed as well.
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Both are associated with the frontal brain, self-direction and self-regulation, but cause—effect have not been confirmed, so it is unclear whether working memory dysfunction leads to ADHD, or ADHD distractibility leads to poor functionality of working memory, or if there is some other connection.
Working memory capacity could influence both the duration that a fact remains in the working memory and the probability that it is consolidated in long-term memory. The first consists of long-term memory representations that are activated. This is because reading requires us to draw on relevant information stored in our memory in order to gain meaning.
They wanted to find if the reduction is due to a lack of ability to focus on relevant tasks, or a low amount of memory capacity. In a situation muddied by ever-multiplying syndromes and disorders, this book delivers a clarifying and reassuring isolation of the major cognitive characteristic that cuts across all the boundaries and leaves the class teacher and SENCO empowered.
A key aspect of improving working memory is developing your ability to attend to what's important now. If you require any further information or help, please visit our Support Center. Another study of the same group  has shown that, after training, measured brain activity related to working memory increased in the prefrontal cortex, an area that many researchers have associated with working memory functions.
Delaying recall had virtually no effect on recall accuracy. Susan Gathercole is an important researcher in this area but has distilled her considerable knowledge into this concise publication. Dr David Armstrong. Several studies have shown that when category cues are applied, children are twice more likely to remember associated words than if left to recall them on their own.
Working memory is organized into two embedded levels. Surely, every teacher has wondered about this. In fact, it may be better to think of dual coding as a supportive strategy rather than as a stand alone technique.
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