Short-term memory as a response preparation state.

  title={Short-term memory as a response preparation state.},
  author={Stuart T. Klapp},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  volume={4 6},
This review considers recent findings on motor-response programming which indicate that there is a temporary mode of storage for response commands. This storage, which is distinct from long-term memory, is required for emission of a programmed response even when there are no explicit requirements for memory. Although this system is considered to be primarily a stage in response control rather than a memory system, it may mediate verbal short-term memory when encoded in articulatory form. The… CONTINUE READING

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