View-Independent Working Memory Representations of Artificial Shapes in Prefrontal and Posterior Regions of the Human Brain

  title={View-Independent Working Memory Representations of Artificial Shapes in Prefrontal and Posterior Regions of the Human Brain},
  author={Thomas B. Christophel and Carsten Allefeld and Christian Endisch and John-Dylan Haynes},
  journal={Cerebral Cortex},
Traditional views of visual working memory postulate that memorized contents are stored in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex using an adaptive and flexible code. In contrast, recent studies proposed that contents are maintained by posterior brain areas using codes akin to perceptual representations. An important question is whether this reflects a difference in the level of abstraction between posterior and prefrontal representations. Here, we investigated whether neural representations of visual… 

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