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    Current directions in visual working memory research: An introduction and emerging insights

    Liesefeld, H.R. and Muller, Hermann (2019) Current directions in visual working memory research: An introduction and emerging insights. British Journal of Psychology 110 (2), pp. 193-206. ISSN 0007-1269.

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    Abstract

    Visual working memory (VWM) is a core construct in the cognitive (neuro-)sciences, assumed to serve as a hub for information exchange and thus supporting a multitude of cognitive functions related to processing visual information. Here, we give an introduction into key terms and paradigms and an overview of ongoing debates in the field, to which the articles collected in this Special Issue on 'Current Directions in Visual Working Memory Research' contribute. Our aim is to extract, from this overview, some 'emerging' theoretical insights concerning questions such as the optimal way to examine VWM, which types of mental representations contribute to performance on VWM tasks, and how VWM keeps features from the same object together and apart from features of concurrently maintained objects (the binding problem).

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: This is the peer reviewed version of the article, which has been published in final form at the link above. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Depositing User: Hermann Muller
    Date Deposited: 21 May 2019 10:33
    Last Modified: 30 Jul 2019 18:17
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/27069

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