Preferred, but not objective temperature predicts working memory depletion

  title={Preferred, but not objective temperature predicts working memory depletion},
  author={R. Sellaro and B. Hommel and Meriem Mana{\"i} and L. Colzato},
  journal={Psychological Research},
  • R. Sellaro, B. Hommel, +1 author L. Colzato
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological Research
  • Abstract The present study investigated the relationship between objective temperature and subjective temperature preferences in predicting performance in simple and complex cognitive tasks. We assessed the impact of room temperature (warm and cold) on the ability to “update” (and monitor) working memory (WM) representations in two groups of participants, who differed in their subjective temperature preferences (warm-preferred vs. cold-preferred). Participants performed an N-back task in which… CONTINUE READING
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