Working Memory Model

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Working Memory Model by Mind Map: Working Memory Model

1. Research

1.1. Leiberman argues that Visuo-Spatial Sketchpad should be separate

1.1.1. Blind People

1.2. KF Case Study

1.3. Dual Task Studies

1.3.1. Baddeley & Hitch

2. Application

2.1. Explains memory function in patients with impairments

2.2. Applied to education

2.2.1. Help support those with poor WM

3. Problems

3.1. Central Executive

3.1.1. Very little research evidence

3.1.1.1. Hard to investigate

3.2. Does not explain changes in processing ability that occur as the result of time/practicee

4. Issues

4.1. Reductionist

4.1.1. Baddeley later added 'Episodic Buffer' in 2002

4.2. Lacks falsifiability

4.2.1. Central Executive

4.3. Ethnocentrice

4.3.1. All research done in the West

5. Theories

5.1. WMM may need further updates

5.2. Difficult to test theory

5.2.1. Lacks falsifiability

6. Information

6.1. Central Executive

6.1.1. Directs attention to tasks

6.1.2. Controls other systems

6.1.2.1. Determines how resources will be allocated

6.2. Visuo-Spatial Sketchpad

6.2.1. Processes visual & spatial information

6.3. Phonological Loop

6.3.1. Controls auditory information

6.3.1.1. Phonological Store

6.3.1.1.1. inner ear

6.3.1.2. Articulatory Process

6.3.1.2.1. inner voice