Brain imaging of the central executive component of working memory.

@article{Collette2002BrainIO,
  title={Brain imaging of the central executive component of working memory.},
  author={Fabienne Collette and Martial van der Linden},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={105-25}
}
This review presents neuroimaging studies which have explored the cerebral substrates of the central executive component of the working memory model proposed by Baddeley and Hitch [Working memory (1986); Recent advances in learning and motivation (1974)]. These studies have demonstrated that different executive functions (manipulating and updating of information, dual-task coordination, inhibition and shifting processes) not only recruit various frontal areas, but also depend upon posterior… CONTINUE READING