Working Memory project / WoMAAC

Working memory across the adult lifespan

Three teams of researchers, working together to test three theories about working memory

Colleagues in Psychology are delighted to bring you this short animated video, which outlines their major research project Working Memory Across the Adult Lifespan: An Adversarial Approach. The research project brings together three separate teams, each with their own ideas about how our memories work.

The idea is to allow the teams to design experiments together to help tangle out which theory works best – or even come up with a totally new theory. This is an unusual approach in modern psychology, where teams with different ideas will often work in isolation from one another.

The project is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

Working Memory Across the Adult Lifespan

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