The Effects of Two Types of Sleep Deprivation on Visual Working Memory Capacity and Filtering Efficiency

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Sean P A Drummond; Dane E Anderson; Laura D Straus; Edward K Vogel; Veronica B Perez;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3329471, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035653
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Cognition | Neuroscience | Mental Health | Medicine | Anatomy and Physiology | Sleep | Q | R | Psychology | Working Memory | Science | Behavioral Neuroscience | Physiological Processes | Human Performance | Cognitive Neuroscience | Behavior

Sleep deprivation has adverse consequences for a variety of cognitive functions. The exact effects of sleep deprivation, though, are dependent upon the cognitive process examined. Within working memory, for example, some component processes are more vulnerable to sleep ... View more
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