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Neuroimaging of Human MemoryLinking cognitive processes to neural systems$
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Frank Rösler, Charan Ranganath, Brigitte Röder, and Rainer Kluwe

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199217298

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217298.001.0001

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Is there anything special about working memory?

Is there anything special about working memory?

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(p.255) Chapter 14 Is there anything special about working memory?
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Neuroimaging of Human Memory
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Bradley R. Buchsbaum

Mark D'Esposito

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217298.003.0014

This chapter discusses how brain-imaging tools have provided new insights and modified theories on memory. In particular, it emphasizes that psychological distinctions between functionally encapsulated modules handling either working memory or long-term memory encoding and retrieval or being specialized on specific sub-processes have to be questioned on the basis of brain-imaging data.

Keywords:   brain-imaging tools, memory, working memory, long-term memory, brain-imaging data

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