Working memory is where the information is processed while you think about it.
"Programs must be written for people to read and only incidentally for machines to execute.” - Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Harold Abelson, Gerald Jay Sussman, and Julie Sussman (MIT Press, 1996)
After 2 days, just 25% of the knowledge remains in your LTM
Information for which the storage strength is high— and retrieval strength is low
The process of mentally executing code is called tracing or cognitive compiling.
If you can learn English, you can learn Clojure !!!
Sometimes existing knowledge helps you learn faster or perform new tasks better. This is called positive transfer.