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a limitation on the capacity to process information

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  • working memory
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    Tasks that are asserted to measure capacity limitation

    Task Contrast Measure

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


    Discrete capacity limits in visual working memory.
    Fukuda K, Awh E, Vogel EK
    Current opinion in neurobiology (Curr Opin Neurobiol)
    2010 Apr

    A bilateral advantage for storage in visual working memory.
    Umemoto A, Drew T, Ester EF, Awh E
    Cognition (Cognition)
    2010 Oct

    Neural substrates of cognitive capacity limitations.
    Buschman TJ, Siegel M, Roy JE, Miller EK
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A)
    2011 Jul 5