Working Memory Capacity (Essays in Cognitive Psychology Series)

Working Memory Capacity (Essays in Cognitive Psychology Series)

by Nelson Cowan
     
 

ISBN-10: 184169097X

ISBN-13: 9781841690971

Pub. Date: 10/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The main thesis of this groundbreaking book is that it has been difficult to measure Working Memory (WM), but there is now a method that allows us to begin to do so. Nelson sets his findings in the context of other work into WM and WM capacity, which in many cases has approached the study from many different angles.  See more details below

Overview

The main thesis of this groundbreaking book is that it has been difficult to measure Working Memory (WM), but there is now a method that allows us to begin to do so. Nelson sets his findings in the context of other work into WM and WM capacity, which in many cases has approached the study from many different angles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841690971
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Series:
Essays in Cognitive Psychology Series
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface. The Problem of Capacity Limits. The Processing System as a Context to Examine Capacity. Refinement of the Concept of Working Memory Capacity. Capacity Limits and the Measurement of Chunking. Further Evidence of a Constant Capacity. Other Views of Capacity Limits. Why the Capacity Limit?.

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