Stimulus-specific mechanisms of visual short-term memory.

  title={Stimulus-specific mechanisms of visual short-term memory.},
  author={Svein Magnussen and Mark W. Greenlee and R N Kenneth Asplund and S Dyrnes},
  journal={Vision research},
  volume={31 7-8},
The retention of spatial information in visual short-term memory was assessed by measuring spatial frequency discrimination thresholds with a two-interval forced-choice task varying the time interval between the two gratings to be compared. The memory of spatial frequency information was perfect across 10-sec interstimulus intervals. Presentation of a "memory masker" grating during the interstimulus interval may interfere with short-term memory. This interference depends on the relative spatial… CONTINUE READING
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