Using the highly influential working memory framework as a guide, this textbook provides a clear comparison of the memory development of typically developing children with that of atypical children. The emphasis on explaining methodology throughout the book gives students a real understanding about the way experiments are carried out and how to critically evaluate experimental research.

Working Memory and Typical Development: Part 2

Working memory and typical development: Part 2

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this chapter, you should have a critical understanding of the development of visuospatial short-term memory, the central executive and the episodic buffer in typical children. You should also be able to discuss whether the working memory system as a whole is structured along similar lines in children and adults. Finally, you should have an insight into the roles of the knowledge base, memory strategies and metamemory in the development of memory and how ...

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