Spatial Cognition and Computation
Taylor & Francis Group
This research uses a novel integration paradigm to investigate whether target locations read in from long-term memory (LTM) differ from perceptually encoded inputs in spatial working-memory (SWM) with respect to systematic spatial error and/or noise, and whether SWM can simultaneously encompass both of these sources. Our results provide evidence for a composite representation of space in SWM derived from both perception and LTM, albeit with a loss in spatial precision of locations retrieved from LTM. More generally, the data support the concept of a spatial image in working memory and extend its potential sources to representations retrieved from LTM.
Giudice, Nicholas; Klatzky, Roberta L.; Bennett, Christopher R.; and Loomis, Jack M., "Combining Locations from Working Memory and Long-Term Memory into a Common Spatial Image" (2013). Spatial Informatics Faculty Scholarship. 5.
Giudice, N.A., Klatzky, R.L., Bennett, C.R., & Loomis, J.M. (2013). Combining locations from working memory and long-term memory into a common spatial image. Spatial Cognition and Computation. 13(2), 103-128.
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