A distinction is made between short-term working memory, which is capacity limited, and long-term working memory, which is available to experts in their domain of expertise. Text comprehension is viewed as expert performance. The role of long-term working memory in text comprehension is analyzed, with an emphasis on the activation of relevant knowledge during comprehension. Latent semantic analysis used to model knowledge activation in text comprehension.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||13|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1999|
- Long-term working memory
- Text comprehension
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