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ERIC Number: EJ885751
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jun
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 92
ISSN: ISSN-0096-1523
Binding Objects to Locations: The Relationship between Object Files and Visual Working Memory
Hollingworth, Andrew; Rasmussen, Ian P.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, v36 n3 p543-564 Jun 2010
The relationship between object files and visual working memory (VWM) was investigated in a new paradigm combining features of traditional VWM experiments (color change detection) and object-file experiments (memory for the properties of moving objects). Object-file theory was found to account for a key component of object-position binding in VWM: With motion, color memory came to be associated with the new locations of objects. However, robust binding to the original locations was found despite clear evidence that the objects had moved. This latter binding appears to constitute a scene-based component in VWM, which codes object location relative to the abstract spatial configuration of the display and is largely insensitive to the dynamic properties of objects. (Contains 6 footnotes and 7 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iowa