A recent study found a strong connection between working memory and sleep, age, and depression, raising concerns in the field of mental health. Working memory can be defined as that part of short-term memory that temporarily stores and manages information necessary for carrying out mental tasks such as reasoning, learning, and comprehension. It is essential for functions like problem-solving, language, and intelligence and it also helps in processing, remembering, and using information. Working memory is in fact the fundamental building block of a functioning and a sound mind.
Lead author Weiwei Zhang, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of […] Read more