WORKING MEMORY

a multi-component design of short-term or active memory which has a phonological loop to preserve verbal data, a visuospatial scratchpad to control visual data, and a central manager to disperse attention between them, initially depicted by Alan D. Baddeley, a British mental psychologist.

WORKING MEMORY: "Working memory actively holds temporary data in the mind where this data can be manipulated. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "WORKING MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/working-memory/ (accessed October 7, 2019).
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