The neural basis of executive function in working memory: an fMRI study based on individual differences

@article{Osaka2004TheNB,
  title={The neural basis of executive function in working memory: an fMRI study based on individual differences},
  author={Naoyuki Osaka and Mariko Osaka and Hirohito M. Kondo and Masanao Morishita and Hidenao Fukuyama and Hiroshi Shibasaki},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2004},
  volume={21},
  pages={623-631}
}
Using fMRI, neural substrates of the executive system were investigated with respect to differences in working memory capacity. To explore the executive control processes, reading span test (RST) and read conditions were performed. Two subject groups were selected: those with large working memory capacities, labeled high-span subjects (HSS) according to the reading span test, and those with small working memory capacities, labeled low-span subjects (LSS). Significant activation was found mainly… Expand
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