Working Memory and Classroom Learning

Joni Holmes, Elizabeth Byrne, Agnieszka Graham

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Bringing together cutting-edge research, this Handbook is the first comprehensive text to examine the pivotal role of working memory in first and second language acquisition, processing, impairments, and training. Authored by a stellar cast of distinguished scholars from around the world, the Handbook provides authoritative insights on work from diverse, multi-disciplinary perspectives, and introduces key models of working memory in relation to language. Following an introductory chapter by working memory pioneer Alan Baddeley, the collection is organized into thematic sections that discuss working memory in relation to: Theoretical models and measures; Linguistic theories and frameworks; First language processing; Bilingual acquisition and processing; and Language disorders, interventions, and instruction. The Handbook is sure to interest and benefit researchers, clinicians, speech therapists, and advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in linguistics, psychology, education, speech therapy, cognitive science, and neuroscience, or anyone seeking to learn more about language, cognition and the human mind.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Cambridge Handbook of Working Memory and Language
EditorsJohn W. Schwieter, Zhisheng (Edward) Wen
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9781108955638
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2022

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