Individual differences in category learning : Sometimes less working memory capacity is better than more q

@inproceedings{DeCaro2008IndividualDI,
  title={Individual differences in category learning : Sometimes less working memory capacity is better than more q},
  author={Marci S DeCaro and Robin D. Thomas and Sian L. Beilock},
  year={2008}
}
We examined whether individual differences in working memory influence the facility with which individuals learn new categories. Participants learned two different types of category structures: rule-based and information-integration. Successful learning of the former category structure is thought to be based on explicit hypothesis testing that relies… CONTINUE READING