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- n. memory for intermediate results that must be held during thinking
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Reading problems may stem from dysfunctions of phonologic or phonemic awareness, deficient analysis or recognition of visual patterns, active working memory limitations, and/or reduced lexical access.
In middle school two other forms of memory merit observation, namely active working memory and automatization.
Thus, we can see what we call content-specific active working memory weaknesses.
As a result, far too much of her active working memory space wasused up with the effort to spell correctly, and that sabotaged her thought processes or original thinking during writing.
M. D. Rapport, et al., Hyperactivity in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder ADHD: A ubiquitous core symptom or manifestation of working memory deficits?