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Author Klingberg, Torkel, 1967-
Unif Title Översvämmade hjärnan. English
Title The overflowing brain : information overload and the limits of working memory / Torkel Klingberg ; translated by Neil Betteridge
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009

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Descript xiv, 202 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction : the stone age brain meets the information flood -- The information portal -- The mental workbench -- Models of working memory -- The brain and the magical number seven -- Simultaneous capacity and mental bandwidth -- Wallace's paradox -- Brain plasticity -- Does ADHD exist? -- The everyday exercising of our mental muscles -- Computer games -- The Flynn effect -- Neurocognitive enhancement -- The information flood and flow
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-196) and index
Subject Human information processing -- Physiological aspects
Short-term memory -- Physiological aspects
Attention -- Physiological aspects
Cerebral cortex -- Growth
Neuroplasticity
ISBN/ISSN 9780195372885 (alk. paper)
0195372883 (alk. paper)


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