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What does WM stand for?

WM stands for Working Memory

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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new research showed that working memory training is unlikely to be an effective treatment for children suffering from disorders such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity or dyslexia.
But a strong ability to keep different pieces of relevant information in mind while performing a task--known as working memory capacity--aids sight-reading regardless of practice, the psychologists report in a paper published online June 9 in Psychological Science.
Chronic stress from growing up in poverty has a physiological impact on children's brains, impairing their working memory and diminishing their ability to develop language, reading, and problem-solving skills, according to a study by Professor Gary Evans, the Elizabeth Lee Vincent Professor of Human Ecology in the Departments of Human Development and of Design and Environmental Analysis.