Sensory Cortex Is Nonessential in Working Memory Storage

Published in: Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Volume 22, Issue 3, 192-193

“Despite the initial supporting evidence and the popularity of the sensory account of visual working memory (VWM) storage, the overwhelming negative evidence presented in my review [1] and a related review [2] show that sensory regions are unlikely to play an essential role in VWM storage. In commentaries, Gayet et al. [3] and Scimeca et al. [4] put forth new arguments in defense of the sensory account of VWM storage. However, the evidence and arguments presented do not provide support for this account or address the negative evidence.”

Written by: Yaoda Xu
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