DRAFT: This module has unpublished changes.

EXECUTIVE FUNCTION

 

● People with differences in executive function  also need text descriptions

○ Executive function means working​ ​memory

○ Working memory includes verbal and nonverbal components

○ Executive function impacts cognitive processing   

 

● Differences in executive function for Digication mean

○ A screenshot alone contains too much visual information for the brain to process

○ Verbal and nonverbal working memory become overloaded

○ Text descriptions give viewers access to the verbal​ ​component of the visual images in the screenshot

○ Text descriptions compensate for an overloaded working memory

 

DRAFT: This module has unpublished changes.