Short-term memory in the service of executive control functions

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Farshad Alizadeh Mansouri ; Marcello eRosa ; Nafiseh eAtapour (2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience (issn: 1662-5137)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2015.00166/full, doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2015.00166
  • Subject: Prefrontal Cortex | executive control | working memory | short-term memory | non-human primates | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571

Short-term memory is a crucial cognitive function for supporting on-going and upcoming behaviours, allowing storage of information across delay periods. The content of this memory may typically include tangible information about features such as the shape, colour or tex... View more
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