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Working memory as a mental workspace: Why activated long-term memory is not enough

  • Robert H. Logie (a1) and Sergio Della Sala (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 December 2003

Working-memory retention as activated long-term memory fails to capture orchestrated processing and storage, the hallmark of the concept of working memory. The event-related potential (ERP) data are compatible with working memory as a mental workspace that holds and manipulates information on line, which is distinct from long-term memory, and deals with the products of activated traces from stored knowledge.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • ISSN: 0140-525X
  • EISSN: 1469-1825
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