Glossary / Lexicon
working memory refers to a form of memory with both storage and processing functions . Working memory is used to hold information for a short period of time as well as to perform various operations on the stored information. Moreover, Working Memory is the capacity to store and transform information being held in the short-term system . It is the structure of memory that can hold a sensory stimulus for up to 30 seconds after the trace decays . Working Memory is also called Short-Term Memory. See Short-Term Store.