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Benefits of flexible prioritization in working memory can arise without costs

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Most recent models conceptualize working memory (WM) as a continuous resource, divided up according to task demands. When an increasing number of items need to be remembered, each item receives a smaller chunk of the memory resource. These models predict that the allocation of attention to high-priority WM items during the retention interval should be a zero-sum game: improvements in remembering cued items come at the expense of uncued items because resources are dynamically transferred from ...

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10.1037/xhp0000449

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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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Experimental Psychology
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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
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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James S. McDonnell Foundation
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Nobre, A
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104571/Z/14/Z
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Wellcome Trust
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Myers, N
Nobre, A
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104571/Z/14/Z
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St. John’s College, Oxford
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Myers, N
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Medical Research Council
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Stokes, M
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National Institute for Health Research
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American Psychological Association
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Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance More from this journal
Volume:
44
Issue:
3
Pages:
398-411
Publication date:
2017-08-17
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2017-04-08
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1939-1277
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0096-1523
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2017-05-11

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