Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Working Memory, Thought, and Action$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Alan Baddeley

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780198528012

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528012.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 28 May 2018

Long-term memory and the episodic buffer

Long-term memory and the episodic buffer

(p.139) Chapter 8 Long-term memory and the episodic buffer
Working Memory, Thought, and Action

Alan Baddeley

Oxford University Press

This chapter attempts to determine how working memory and long-term memory interact. It begins by considering a number of alternative views that would largely dispense with the question. Working memory as language processing is first discussed followed by the view of working memory as activated long-term memory. The author's decision to postulate a central executive devoid of memory capacity led to a number of problems. These problems are categorized into three and are assessed in this chapter. The latter part of this chapter introduces the concept of the episodic buffer. This buffer is assumed to be a temporary storage system that is able to combine information from the loop, the sketchpad, long-term memory, or indeed from perceptual input, into a coherent episode.

Keywords:   working memory, long-term memory, language processing, episodic buffer, loop, sketchpad, perceptual input

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .