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Working Memory

Working Memory is “a system for temporarily storing and managing the information required to carry out complex cognitive tasks such as learning, reasoning, and comprehension. Working memory is involved in the selection, initiation, and termination of information-processing functions such as encoding, storing, and retrieving data.”1

Here’s a look at 5 Ways Kids Use Working Memory To Learn.

Here’s a TED Talk looking at how working memory helps us make sense of the world:

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  1. https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=7143
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