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Can we distinguish three maintenance processes in working memory?

Morey, Candice ORCID: and Cowan, Nelson 2018. Can we distinguish three maintenance processes in working memory? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1424 (1) , pp. 45-51. 10.1111/nyas.13925

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We describe three mechanisms—consolidation, refreshing, and removal—defined in several theoretical reviews in a recent Ann NY Acad Sci special issue as processes that may serve to strengthen new memories. We detail their explicit and implied differences and similarities, and highlight points upon which theorists disagree about their supposed characteristics. We consider the challenges remaining in refining definitions of these processes and with situating them within working memory theories, and consider how these process definitions and theory should restrict each other.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Psychology
Publisher: Wiley
ISSN: 0077-8923
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 19 June 2018
Date of Acceptance: 18 June 2018
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2022 10:18

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