Remembered but Unused: The Accessory Items in Working Memory that Do Not Guide Attention

Abstract

If we search for an item, a representation of this item in our working memory guides attention to matching items in the visual scene. We can hold multiple items in working memory. Do all these items guide attention in parallel? We asked participants to detect a target object in a stream of objects while they maintained a second item in memory for a… (More)
DOI: 10.1162/jocn.2009.21083

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@article{Peters2009RememberedBU, title={Remembered but Unused: The Accessory Items in Working Memory that Do Not Guide Attention}, author={Judith C. Peters and Rainer Goebel and Pieter R. Roelfsema}, journal={Journal of cognitive neuroscience}, year={2009}, volume={21 6}, pages={1081-91} }