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The maintenance of information in working memory through active (volitional) rather than passive means

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Asserted relationships to other concepts

active maintenance
is a kind of

  • working memory maintenance
  • active maintenance
    is a part of

  • perception
  • working memory
  • are a kind of
    active maintenance

    No associations
    are a part of
    active maintenance

    No associations

    Tasks that are asserted to measure active maintenance

    Task Contrast Measure

    n-back task
    • 3-back minus 1-back

    delayed match to sample task
    • reaction time to correct stimuli

    recitation/repetition (overt)
    • areas of activation during task minus baseline

    recitation/repetition (covert)
    • areas of activation during task minus baseline

    Sternberg Item Recognition Task
    • percent correct

    Term BIBLIOGRAPHY

    D1 dopamine receptors in prefrontal cortex: involvement in working memory.
    Sawaguchi T, Goldman-Rakic PS
    (Science)
    1991 Feb 22