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The Cognitive Neuroscience of Working Memory
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The Cognitive Neuroscience of Working Memory

Naoyuki Osaka, Robert H. Logie, and Mark D'Esposito


Working memory has been one of the most intensively studied systems in cognitive psychology. It is only relatively recently however that researchers have been able to study the neural processes which might underlie working memory, leading to a proliferation of research in this domain. This book brings together researchers from around the world to summarise current knowledge of this field, and directions for future research. The opening chapter sets the context for the subsequent chapters. The scope of the book is broad, providing a showcase for research on all contemporary concepts of working ... More

Keywords: working memory, cognitive psychology, neural processes, experimental psychology, single-cell recording, neuropsychology, cognitive neuroimaging, computational modelling

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780198570394
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570394.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Naoyuki Osaka, editor
Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Japan

Robert H. Logie, editor
Human Cognitive Neuroscience, PPLS-Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Mark D'Esposito, editor
Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

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