Baddeley and Hitch (1974, 2000)
- an active processor with a number of different components which work together to allow verbal reasoning, text comprehension, mental arithmetic and other complex tasks
- a mental workspace
where we can bring items to mind from LTM or information that has been attended to from the outside world , manipulate it and work with it temporarily.
Relevant study for SAQ: Robbins et al. (1996)
This would also make a great IA if adapted slightly to make it simpler, i.e. smaller board? less pieces? Simplified scoring system and just the VS suppression task plus control.
Case studies to evaluate WMM
KF supports the idea of the Visuo-Spatial sketchpad separate from Verbal STM (against MSM and for WMM)
LH who had good spatial but poor visual memory for objects and faces (Farah: farah1988case study of LH; damaged visual cache) and MV who had poor spatial (damaged inner scribe) but good visual memory (Carlesimo) supporting separations to the visuo-spatial sketchpad into visual cache and inner scribe.
Describe working memory model with reference to one research. (9) SAQ WMM and Robbins
Describe one model of memory with reference to one research study. (9)
Evaluate one of model of memory. (22)
Contrast two models of memory with reference to research evidence. (22)