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Understanding Working Memory free pdf Working memory is how your brain stores information for a short period of time and how much you can fit on this 'post-it note' hugely influences how well you do at school and beyond. By understanding working memory means your students will be able to better support children's learning and concentration in their teaching setting. Understanding working memory can be particularly useful when working with children with conditions such as dyslexia, ADHD and autistic spectrum disorder, where poor working memory is thought to be an underlying factor. New to this edition are: * A new chapter looking at the earliest years of learning * A new chapter on emotional difficulties and working memory * A clear chapter structure which looks at the what, where, why and how for every difficulty. This book will make sure students are able to spot problems early and work with children to improve their working memory and ensure they reach their full potential.

About Tracy Packiam Alloway

Tracy Packiam Alloway, PhD, is a professor of Psychology at the University of North Florida. Formerly, she was the Director of the Center for Memory and Learning in the Lifespan in the UK. She is an expert on working memory and education, and has published over 75 journal articles and books on this topic. She developed the internationally recognized Alloway Working Memory Assessment (Pearson Assessment, translated into 20 languages). She writes a blog for Psychology Today and Huffington Post. She has also provided advice to Fortune 500 companies, like Prudential, as well as the World Bank and BBC. www.tracyalloway.com Ross Alloway, PhD, CEO of Memosyne Ltd., brings working memory training to educators and parents. Ross developed Jungle Memory, used by thousands of students in over twenty countries. Together with Tracy Alloway, Ross edited an academic book on working memory (Psychology Press) and co-authored a popular science book (Simon

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Author : Tracy Packiam Alloway
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 10 November 2014
ISBN : 1446274209
EAN : 9781446274200
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 168 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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