For whom the bell tolls: periodic reactivation of sensory cortex in the gamma band as a substrate of visual working memory maintenance

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Van Vugt, Marieke Karlijn; Chakravarthi, Ramakrishna; Lachaux, Jean-Philippe;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,volume 8 (issn: 1662-5161, eissn: 1662-5161)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00696, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00696/full, pmc: PMC4154390
  • Subject: Hypothesis and Theory Article | visual memory | memory consolidation | Neuroscience | article | electroencephalogram | sensory cortex | psychological aspect | amplitude modulation | electrocorticography | gamma rhythm | working memory | working memory capacity | gamma oscillations | noise | attention | ECoG | neuroanatomy | human

Working memory (WM) is central to human cognition as it allows information to be kept online over brief periods of time and facilitates its usage in cognitive operations (Luck & Vogel, 2013). How this information maintenance actually is implemented is still a matter of ... View more
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