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Task-irrelevant financial losses inhibit the removal of information from working memory

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The receipt of financial rewards or penalties - though task-irrelevant - may exert an obligatory effect on manipulating items in working memory (WM) by constraining a forthcoming shift in attention or reinforcing attentional shifts that have previously occurred. Here, we adjudicate between these two hypotheses by varying - after encoding- the order in which task-irrelevant financial outcomes and cues indicating which items need to be retained in memory are presented (so called retrocues). We ...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
New College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6850-9255
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
206330/Z/17/Z
Publisher:
Springer Nature
Journal:
Scientific Reports More from this journal
Volume:
9
Article number:
1673
Publication date:
2019-02-08
Acceptance date:
2018-11-23
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EISSN:
2045-2322
Pmid:
30737421
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:974342
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uuid:6bebc0b7-71e3-4205-81c1-28c9bb3ae459
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pubs:974342
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974342
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2019-08-01

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