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This article explains the difference : Declarative memory takes the form of a semantic net linking propositions, images, and sequences by associations. The nodes of long-term memory all have some degree of activation and working memory is that part of long-term memory that is most highly activated. The declarative memory is all knowledge ...
Wilhelm 2013 What is working memory capacity, and how can we measure it? Complex span tasks (Cspan) reading span task (Kane et al. 2004) operation span task The rotation span task (Shah & Miyake 1996, adapted from Kane et al. 2004) Updating tasks (Updating) (e.g., Miyake et al., 2000) The verbal updating task In the numerical updating task ...
There are a few commercial packages that provide training for verbal and visuo-spaital working memory. The most well-known is CogMed (http://www.cogmed.com). Another popular one is Jungle Memory (http://junglememory.com). Both of these packages have been used in research studies (comment about these results below) There is also a myriad of online working ...
This is a tough question, one that I have had to face in my own research. Your question has already been answered/addressed in How to analyze reaction times and accuracy together? In short, there is no universal method. If you don't find the references or methods listed in that question useful, then I suggest you will require a computational model such as ...
In recent news, Lumosity has paid a $2 million fine to the FTC for unsubstantiated claims about the benefits of its training. I've heard CogMed recommended by practicing neuro rehab professionals. Apparently, there is science to back its claims. It gets a bit pricey, however.
One hypothesis about the molecular basis of memory is CaMKII Nature Reviews Neuroscience 13, 169-182 (March 2012) | doi:10.1038/nrn3192 Mechanisms of CaMKII action in long-term potentiation http://www.silvalab.com/LMcourse/Lisman2012.pdf
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