Analogous mechanisms of selection and updating in declarative and procedural working memory: Experiments and a computational model

@article{Oberauer2013AnalogousMO,
  title={Analogous mechanisms of selection and updating in declarative and procedural working memory: Experiments and a computational model},
  author={Klaus Oberauer and Alessandra S. Souza and Michel Druey and Miriam Gade},
  journal={Cognitive Psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={66},
  pages={157-211}
}

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