FROST: A Distributed Neurocomputational Model of Working Memory Maintenance

@article{Ashby2005FROSTAD,
  title={FROST: A Distributed Neurocomputational Model of Working Memory Maintenance},
  author={F. Gregory Ashby and Shawn W. Ell and Vivian V. Valentin and Michael Bennett Casale},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={1728-1743}
}
Many studies suggest that the sustained activation underlying working memory (WM) maintenance is mediated by a distributed network that includes the prefrontal cortex and other structures (e.g., posterior parietal cortex, thalamus, globus pallidus, and the caudate nucleus). A computational model of WM, called FROST (short for FROntal-Striatal-Thalamic), is proposed in which the representation of items and spatial positions is encoded in the lateral prefrontal cortex. During delay intervals… Expand
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