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Resolving the conflict between the discrete-slots and distributed-resources models of working-memory capacity
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
It is generally accepted that Working Memory is limited in capacity. However, there has been substantial debate over whether this limit in capacity is best described as a finite limit on the number of items that can be ...
An assessment of inhibition in the Simon task
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
. In experiment 2, increased perceptual difficulty of stimuli resulted in an increasing congruency effect in time course, which is beyond prediction based on any available explanations of the Simon task. In sum, no support for Ridderinkhof's theory was found....
Assessing single- and dual-process accounts of recognition memory using hierarchical Bayesian models
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Recognition memory refers to a person's ability to recognize something that has been previously encountered. For several decades recognition memory has been thought to be governed by a single process whereby the strength ...