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The Cognitive Neuroscience of Visual Working Memory

Edited by: Natasha Sigala, Zsuzsa Kaldy

Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

ISBN: 9782889451685

Product Name: Frontiers Research Topic Ebook

Visual working memory allows us to temporarily maintain and manipulate visual information in order to solve a task. The study of the brain mechanisms underlying this function began more than half a century ago, with Scoville and Milner’s (1957) seminal discoveries with amnesic patients. This timely collection of papers brings together diverse perspectives on the cognitive neuroscience of visual working memory from multiple fields that have traditionally been fairly disjointed: human neuroimaging, electrophysiological, behavioural and animal lesion studies, investigating both the developing and the adult brain

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