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The ''cognitive load''' imposed by a task refers to the extent to which that task uses [[working memory]]. Cognitive loads are typically considered in the context of learning tasks, where high cognitive loads are considered bad.
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The '''cognitive load''' imposed by a task refers to the extent to which that task uses [[working memory]]. Cognitive loads are typically considered in the context of learning tasks, where high cognitive loads are considered bad.

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Definition

The cognitive load imposed by a task refers to the extent to which that task uses working memory. Cognitive loads are typically considered in the context of learning tasks, where high cognitive loads are considered bad.