Working memory is defined as a system for storing and simultaneously processing information in the service of complex knowledge.
In other words, it is the ability to store information in memory while performing a complex task. He intervenes in many cognitive processes at a high hierarchical level, such as language comprehension, reading, reasoning and mathematical calculations.
For Anderson, he is the most important component of the functioning of the executive branch. Working memory allows us to store information for short periods of time to manipulate during a task. That is, I must remember this information for as long as necessary (without paying attention to distractions) until I achieve my goal.
Exclusively for infobae, Ineco came up with a series of exercises to exercise our brains. In today’s episode:to the second part of Executive functions and on working memory.