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Executive intelligence: working memory

Why is the working memory part of executive intelligence? Our working memory allows us to establish relationships between different elements and we make decisions based on them. Thus, working memory is what allows us to integrate information, to reason, and to reach conclusions after processing information from different sources. One way to boost your working memory is by performing mental calculations.


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