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Discrete object representation, attention switching, and task difficulty in the parietal lobe.

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An important component of perception, attention, and memory is the structuring of information into subsets ("objects"), which allows some parts to be considered together but kept separate from others. Portions of the posterior parietal lobe respond proportionally to the number of objects in the scope of attention and short-term memory, up to a capacity limit of around four, suggesting they have a role in this important process. This study investigates the relationship of discrete object repre...

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10.1162/jocn.2009.21194

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Journal of cognitive neuroscience
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Pages:
32-47
Publication date:
2010-01-05
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EISSN:
1530-8898
ISSN:
0898-929X
URN:
uuid:d3a2c907-435f-4e52-b27b-909165056bc7
Source identifiers:
383393
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pubs:383393

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