Superior Parietal Cortex Is Critical for the Manipulation of Information in Working Memory

@article{Koenigs2009SuperiorPC,
  title={Superior Parietal Cortex Is Critical for the Manipulation of Information in Working Memory},
  author={M. Koenigs and A. Barbey and B. Postle and J. Grafman},
  journal={The Journal of Neuroscience},
  year={2009},
  volume={29},
  pages={14980 - 14986}
}
In recent years, theoretical perspectives on posterior parietal function have evolved beyond the traditional visuospatial processing models to include more diverse cognitive operations, such as long-term and working memory. However, definitive neuropsychological evidence supporting the superior parietal lobule's purported role in working memory has been lacking. Here, we studied human brain lesion patients to determine whether the superior parietal lobule is indeed necessary for working memory… Expand
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