10 min

Short term- and working memory.

Short term memory

The ability to actively keep in mind what has just been perceived.

  • To be able to remember and repeat new information just received

Working memory

The ability to keep information in mind and at the same time work with it in thought.

  • To be able to keep one thought in mind while thinking of an answer to a question
  • Mental arithmetic
  • Important to be able to maintain a discussion