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(p. 187) Working memory 

(p. 187) Working memory
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(p. 187) Working memory
Author(s):

Sarah E. MacPherson

, Sergio Della Sala

, Simon R. Cox

, Alessandra Girardi

, and Matthew H. Iveson

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0007
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date: 09 April 2020

Frontal tests devised to tap working memory processes are described. Evidence from studies involving patient and neuroimaging data for localization of working memory processes within the various frontal subregions is considered. The effects of healthy adult aging on performance of these tasks tapping working memory is also discussed.

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