Prospective memory and working memory: Asymmetrical effects during frontal lobe TMS stimulation

@article{Basso2010ProspectiveMA,
  title={Prospective memory and working memory: Asymmetrical effects during frontal lobe TMS stimulation},
  author={Demis Basso and Marcella Ferrari and Paola Palladino},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={48},
  pages={3282-3290}
}
The role of working memory (WM) for the realization of an intended action (prospective memory, PM) has been debated in recent neuropsychological literature. The present study aimed to assess whether WM and PM share resources or are, alternatively, two distinct mechanisms. A verbal task was used, which manipulated the cognitive demand of both WM and PM dimensions on an event-based prospective task. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) was also employed to clarify the causal contribution of… CONTINUE READING

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