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Working memory strongly relates to learning and intelligence. This type of memory refers to temporary maintenance of information that provides an interface which is linked to perception, action, and long-term memory. Working memory is found to enable goal-oriented behavior and decision making (Gazzaniga, Ivry, & Mangun, 2018). Moreover, Intelligence refers to the ability to learn about, understand, and interact with one’s environment (Intelligence, 2009). It is also the ability to make sensible decisions by weighing the pros and cons. During this, the brain will assess the goal value and the decision value (Intelligence, 2009). Working memory is essential when it comes to assessing the goal value as it is able to organize the goal directed behavior in

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