Sep 27, 2007
By: Alvaro Fernandez
(Graph Source: Klingberg et al, 2005)
Working memory is a key cognitive function that allows you to hold several units of information in mind “online” for brief periods of time, typically a few seconds, and manage them.
For example, if I tell you the 7 digits of my telephone number, would you remember them? and, could you tell them back to me…in reverse order?
– What if that curve could be moved upwards?
– What activities may help kids and youth expand working memory?
– What activities can help adults over 30 reduce that rate of decline?
– And what is the relationship between working memory and the brain?
To Be Continued…