Translation of working memory in Spanish:

working memory

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 [Psychology/Psicología] memoria (feminine) de trabajo, memoria (feminine) operativa or operacional
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    • The battery included tests of short-term memory, working memory, ideational fluency and verbal learning.
    • Since James's time, it has been variously called immediate memory, short-term memory, and working memory.
    • The statistical methods used to examine these data can give people scores on verbal comprehension, perceptual organization, working memory, and processing speed.
  • 2 [Computing/Informática] memoria (feminine) de uso
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    • Whereas gzip uses only 32 kilobytes of working memory during compression, rzip can use up to 900 megabytes, but that's okay because memory is getting cheaper and cheaper.
    • Like RAM, the information stored in working memory is dumped when it is no longer needed.
    • It contains also 50 percent more internal working memory, supporting the next-generation operating systems, such as Microsoft Longhorn.

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