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Flashcards in The Working Memory Model (Baddeley & Hitch, 1974) Deck (4):
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Which theory did the WMM aim to expand on?

Atkinson & Shiffrin's Multi-Store Model of Memory

2

What is the role of the central executive? (3)

> it drives the whole system
> it allocates data to subsystems
> deals with cognitive tasks such as problem solving

3

What does the visuo-spatial sketchpad do? (2)

> stores and processes information in a visual or spatial form
> used for navigation

4

What does the phonological loop do? (2)

> deals with spoken and written material