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Orienting attention within visual short-term memory: development and mechanisms.

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How does developing attentional control operate within visual short-term memory (VSTM)? Seven-year-olds, 11-year-olds, and adults (total n = 205) were asked to report whether probe items were part of preceding visual arrays. In Experiment 1, central or peripheral cues oriented attention to the location of to-be-probed items either prior to encoding or during maintenance. Cues improved memory regardless of their position, but younger children benefited less from cues presented during maintenan...

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10.1111/cdev.12150

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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Volume:
85
Issue:
2
Pages:
578-592
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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1467-8624
ISSN:
0009-3920
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English
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2013-11-16

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