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Special issue: Attention in Working Memory

Edited by
Alessandra S. Souza (University of Zurich) and Evie Vergauwe (University of Geneva)
Special issue: Attention in Working Memory

Published: July 2018

Volume 1424

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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Unravelling the intersections between consolidation, refreshing, and removal

Alessandra S. Souza, Evie Vergauwe



Working memory consolidation: insights from studies on attention and working memory

Timothy J. Ricker, Mark R. Nieuwenstein, Donna M. Bayliss, Pierre Barrouillet

What is attentional refreshing in working memory?

Valérie Camos, Matthew Johnson, Vanessa Loaiza, Sophie Portrat, Alessandra Souza, Evie Vergauwe

The removal of information from working memory

Jarrod A. Lewis‐Peacock, Yoav Kessler, Klaus Oberauer

Can we distinguish three maintenance processes in working memory?

Candice C. Morey, Nelson Cowan

Attention in working memory: attention is needed but it yearns to be free

Stephen Rhodes, Nelson Cowan



Competition for the focus of attention in visual working memory: perceptual recency versus executive control

Graham J. Hitch, Yanmei Hu, Richard J. Allen, Alan D. Baddeley

Where to attend next: guiding refreshing of visual, spatial, and verbal representations in working memory

Alessandra S. Souza, Evie Vergauwe, Klaus Oberauer

The relationship between masking and short‐term consolidation during recall from visual working memory

Timothy J. Ricker, Joshua Sandry

Comparing different instructed‐refreshing schedules: evidence for cumulative, forward‐order refreshing of verbal lists?

Evie Vergauwe

Are there multiple ways to direct attention in working memory?

Amy L. Atkinson, Ed D.J. Berry, Amanda H. Waterman, Alan D. Baddeley, Graham J. Hitch, Richard J. Allen

Attentional refreshing moderates the word frequency effect in immediate and delayed recall tasks

Marlène Abadie, Valérie Camos

Temporal dynamics of maintenance in young and old adults

Lison Fanuel, Gaën Plancher, Noé Monsaingeon, Barbara Tillmann, Sophie Portrat

What makes working memory traces stable over time?

Gabriel Jarjat, Violette Hoareau, Gaën Plancher, Pascal Hot, Benoît Lemaire, Sophie Portrat

The effects of verbal and spatial memory load on children's processing speed

Candice C. Morey, Lauren V. Hadley, Frances Buttelmann, Tanja Könen, Julie‐Anne Meaney, Bonnie Auyeung, Julia Karbach, Nicolas Chevalier

Is refreshing in working memory impaired in older age? Evidence from the retro‐cue paradigm

Vanessa M. Loaiza, Alessandra S. Souza

An examination of refreshing in between‐category sequences

Naomi Langerock, David Wisniewski, Marcel Brass, Evie Vergauwe

Temporal regularities allow saving time for maintenance in working memory

Lison Fanuel, Sophie Portrat, Barbara Tillmann, Gaën Plancher

Does the experimenter presence affect working memory?

Clément Belletier, Valérie Camos

Pruning representations in a distributed model of working memory: a mechanism for refreshing and removal?

Peter Shepherdson, Klaus Oberauer

Removal of irrelevant information from working memory: sometimes fast, sometimes slow, and sometimes not at all

Klaus Oberauer

Behavioral decoding of working memory items inside and outside the focus of attention

Remington Mallett, Jarrod A. Lewis‐Peacock

N–2 repetition leads to a cost within working memory and a benefit outside it

Yoav Kessler