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.
- Introduction 321
- How Successful was the Working Memory Model in Accounting for Typical Memory Development? 322
- How Successful was the Working Memory Model in Accounting for a Typical Memory Development? 323
- What are Developmental Trajectories? 327
- What Can We Do for Children with Weak Working Memory Skills? 330
- Conclusion 332
- Further Reading 332
At the end of this chapter you should have an understanding of how the chapters in this book contribute to our understanding of working memory in typical and atypical populations of children. You should also have an appreciation of the importance of looking at individuals and their unique paths of development, rather than assuming that all children with a particular developmental disorder show the same difficulties over time. Finally, you should have a brief insight ...