A core knowledge architecture of visual working memory.

@article{Wood2011ACK,
  title={A core knowledge architecture of visual working memory.},
  author={Justin N. Wood},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          357-81
        }
}
  • Justin N. Wood
  • Published 1 April 2011
  • Computer Science, Biology, Psychology
  • Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance
Visual working memory (VWM) is widely thought to contain specialized buffers for retaining spatial and object information: a 'spatial-object architecture.' However, studies of adults, infants, and nonhuman animals show that visual cognition builds on core knowledge systems that retain more specialized representations: (1) spatiotemporal representations for object tracking, (2) object identity representations for object recognition, and (3) view-dependent snapshots for place recognition. In… 

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