Interview Compilations

Learn about the working memory model and its history
Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
Alan Baddeley - Working Memory Dr. Alan Baddeley has been one of the leading researchers in the field of working memory. His model of working memory, published with Dr. Graham Hitch in 1972, has been one of the seminal models to guide research in memory. In his interview with... Alan Baddeley goCognitive
Separating long-term memory and short-term memory Dr. Baddeley describes how he got into the field of short-term memory research. His original contribution consisted of the finding that people found it difficult to remember short lists of similar sounding words in short-term memory (phonological... Alan Baddeley goCognitive 00:03:54
Short-term memory and attention In this third and final video segment, Dr. Edward Awh from the University of Oregon explains his view of the interrelationship between Attention and working memory. He proposes that attention is one of the central mechanisms underlying working... Edward Awh goCognitive 00:16:03
Short-term memory capacity In this first of three video interviews Dr. Edward Awh from the University of Oregon is discussing the changes in our thinking about short-term memory capacity. Instead of the famous 7+/-2 capacity estimate by Miller, recent research using different... Edward Awh goCognitive 00:15:32
The neural basis of short-term memory In this second video interview segment, Dr. Edward Awh from the University of Oregon explains our current understanding of the neural basis of working memory. He lists some of the central brain regions implicated in working memory tasks and the role... Edward Awh goCognitive 00:15:17