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Working memory in childhood - Implications for clinical and educational practice

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Date of Event
14th September 2017
Last Booking Date for this Event
13th September 2017

Thursday 14th September 2017

Room G17/G18, Mood Disorders Centre, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter

Session time: 9:30am (arrival from 9am) – 4pm.



This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about the latest research on working memory in childhood, from world-leading experts, including the outcomes of a recently completed RCT evaluating working memory training in children with acquired brain injury.

For a list of confirmed speakers, please refer to the "More Info" tab.



  1. Summarise key findings related to working memory in childhood, including how working memory is affected by different disorders, and potential interventions.
  2. Facilitate the translation of research evidence in to ‘real world’ clinical and educational practice.
  3. Provide a platform for all delegates to contribute to, and guide, the future research agenda on working memory training.



  1. An increased understanding of working memory in childhood, working memory disorders, and interventions.
  2. Identified areas for strategic clinical and educational research.
  3. Professional development opportunity for delegates working in clinical and educational practice.


SPACES ARE LIMITED. To register to attend please complete the online booking form.


Event organisers

Dr Anna Adlam and Ms Harriet Bunker-Smith

Psychology, University of Exeter, U.K.

This event is kindly supported by the University of Exeter, British Academy, Action Medical Research, and the Henry Smith Charity.