Neural activity predicts individual differences in visual working memory capacity

@article{Vogel2004NeuralAP,
  title={Neural activity predicts individual differences in visual working memory capacity},
  author={E. Vogel and M. Machizawa},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={428},
  pages={748-751}
}
Contrary to our rich phenomenological visual experience, our visual short-term memory system can maintain representations of only three to four objects at any given moment. For over a century, the capacity of visual memory has been shown to vary substantially across individuals, ranging from 1.5 to about 5 objects. Although numerous studies have recently begun to characterize the neural substrates of visual memory processes, a neurophysiological index of storage capacity limitations has not yet… Expand

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