Interference in immediate spatial memory.

@article{Smyth1994InterferenceII,
  title={Interference in immediate spatial memory.},
  author={Mary M. Smyth and Keith Scholey},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  year={1994},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={1-13}
}
It has been suggested that maintenance in visuospatial immediate memory involves implicit motor processes that are analogous to the articulatory loop in verbal memory. An alternative account, which is explored here, is that maintenance is based on shifts of spatial attention. In four experiments, subjects recalled spatial memory span items after an interval, and in a fifth experiment, digit span was recalled after an interval. The tasks carried out during the interval included touching visual… CONTINUE READING

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