Conceptual Short Term Memory in Perception and Thought

  title={Conceptual Short Term Memory in Perception and Thought},
  author={Mary Potter},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
Conceptual short term memory (CSTM) is a theoretical construct that provides one answer to the question of how perceptual and conceptual processes are related. CSTM is a mental buffer and processor in which current perceptual stimuli and their associated concepts from long term memory (LTM) are represented briefly, allowing meaningful patterns or structures to be identified (Potter, 1993, 1999, 2009). CSTM is different from and complementary to other proposed forms of working memory: it is… CONTINUE READING

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