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The precision of visual working memory is set by allocation of a shared resource.

Abstract:

The mechanisms underlying visual working memory have recently become controversial. One account proposes a small number of memory "slots," each capable of storing a single visual object with fixed precision. A contrary view holds that working memory is a shared resource, with no upper limit on the number of items stored; instead, the more items that are held in memory, the less precisely each can be recalled. Recent findings from a color report task have been taken as crucial new evidence in ...

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10.1167/9.10.7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Journal:
Journal of vision
Volume:
9
Issue:
10
Pages:
7.1-711
Publication date:
2009
DOI:
EISSN:
1534-7362
ISSN:
1534-7362
URN:
uuid:dfb044e3-c986-4417-bc4f-89dffa98491e
Source identifiers:
365295
Local pid:
pubs:365295

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