The relationship between working memory capacity and broad measures of cognitive ability in healthy adults and people with schizophrenia.

@article{Johnson2013TheRB,
  title={The relationship between working memory capacity and broad measures of cognitive ability in healthy adults and people with schizophrenia.},
  author={Melissa K Johnson and Robert Patrick McMahon and Benjamin M. Robinson and Alexander N Harvey and Britta Hahn and Carly J. Leonard and Steven J. Luck and James M. Gold},
  journal={Neuropsychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={220-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Working memory (WM) capacity, typically measured with cognitively complex span tasks, is correlated with higher order cognitive abilities in healthy adults. The goals of this study were to determine whether a more focused measure of visual WM storage capacity would show similar higher order ability correlations in healthy adults and in people with schizophrenia (PSZ), thereby demonstrating the importance of simple storage capacity; determine whether the illness alters the pattern of… CONTINUE READING

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