Irrelevant speech does not interfere with serial recall in early blind listeners.


Phonological working memory is known be (a) inversely related to the duration of the items to be learned (word-length effect), and (b) impaired by the presence of irrelevant speech-like sounds (irrelevant-speech effect). As it is discussed controversially whether these memory disruptions are subject to attentional control, both effects were studied in… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2014.910537