The focus of attention in working memory

Working memory is the part of the cognitive system that holds the information we are currently thinking about. Thinking often involves the mental manipulation of one mental object while holding others in mind unchanged (e.g., mentally simulating moves in chess). Evidence points toward the existence of a focus of attention in working memory that selects one element at a time for processing. The project addresses the following questions about the nature of this focus

Creator(s) Dr Klaus Oberauer, University of Bristol
Funder Economic and Social Research Council
Publisher UK Data Service
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