Developmental differences in sustained and transient activity underlying working memory.

  title={Developmental differences in sustained and transient activity underlying working memory.},
  author={Shefali B Brahmbhatt and Desir{\'e}e A. White and Deanna M. Barch},
  journal={Brain research},
The amount of information one can maintain in working memory (WM) increases between childhood and adulthood (Gathercole, 1994, 1999; Klingberg, 1998; Luciana, 1998; Luciana and Nelson, 1998). In addition to cognitive changes that occur early in life, childhood and adolescence are periods marked by significant neuroanatomical changes that are thought to underlie cognitive maturation. This study used a mixed state-item design and a parametric "n-back" task to explore the relationship between WM… CONTINUE READING

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