Interference with visual short-term memory.

  title={Interference with visual short-term memory.},
  author={Robert H. Logie and Gesualdo M. Zucco and Alan Baddeley},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  volume={75 1},
Working memory (Baddeley and Hitch 1974) incorporates the notion of a visuo-spatial sketch pad; a mechanism thought to be specialized for short-term storage of visuo-spatial material. However, the nature and characteristics of this hypothesized mechanism are as yet unclear. Two experiments are reported which examined selective interference in short-term visual memory. Experiment 1 contrasted recognition memory span for visual matrix patterns with that for visually presented letter sequences… CONTINUE READING