Capacity limitations in short-term memory in schizophrenia: tests of competing hypotheses.

@article{Goldberg1998CapacityLI,
  title={Capacity limitations in short-term memory in schizophrenia: tests of competing hypotheses.},
  author={Terry E. Goldberg and Kay Patterson and Y Taqqu and Kathleen Wilder},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={665-73}
}
BACKGROUND Capacity limitation theories have proved to be surprisingly resilient in characterizing some of the cognitive deficits in schizophrenia. However, this perspective has not generally been applied to short-term verbal memory tasks. We explored this issue by first attempting to ascertain if gross misallocations of processing resources might explain impairments in short-term memory in schizophrenia on a classic digit span task and in a second study by attempting to determine what effects… CONTINUE READING

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