Working memory in primate sensory systems

  title={Working memory in primate sensory systems},
  author={Tatiana Pasternak and Mark W. Greenlee},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
Sensory working memory consists of the short-term storage of sensory stimuli to guide behaviour. There is increasing evidence that elemental sensory dimensions — such as object motion in the visual system or the frequency of a sound in the auditory system — are stored by segregated feature-selective systems that include not only the prefrontal and parietal cortex, but also areas of sensory cortex that carry out relatively early stages of processing. These circuits seem to have a dual function… CONTINUE READING
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