Visual working memory as the substrate for mental rotation

  title={Visual working memory as the substrate for mental rotation},
  author={Joo-Seok Hyun and Steven J. Luck},
  journal={Psychonomic Bulletin \& Review},
In mental rotation, a mental representation of an object must be rotated while the actual object remains visible. Where is this representation stored while it is being rotated? To answer this question, observers were asked to perform a mental rotation task during the delay interval of a visual working memory task. When the working memory task required the storage of object features, substantial bidirectional interference was observed between the memory and rotation tasks, and the interference… 
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