Visual working memory is better characterized as a distributed resource rather than discrete slots.

@article{Huang2010VisualWM,
  title={Visual working memory is better characterized as a distributed resource rather than discrete slots.},
  author={Liqiang Huang},
  journal={Journal of vision},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 14},
  pages={8}
}
A recent important debate in the field of visual working memory has focused on whether it represents a small set of high-precision representations (the "slot" model) or all items in parallel (the "resource" model). When faced with a large number of items, the slot model claims that high-precision representations of several items are stored and no information is retained about the other items, whereas the resource model claims that some imperfect information about each of the items can be stored… CONTINUE READING