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How conscious experience and working memory interact

Baars, Bernard J and Franklin, Stan (2003) How conscious experience and working memory interact.

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Abstract

Active components of classical working memory are conscious, but traditional theory does not account for this fact. Global Workspace theory suggests that consciousness is needed to recruit unconscious specialized networks that carry out detailed working memory functions. The IDA model provides a fine-grained analysis of this process, specifically of two classical workingmemory tasks, verbal rehearsal and the utilization of a visual image. In the process, new light is shed on the interactions between conscious and unconscious aspects of working memory.

Item Type:Other
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
ID Code:5854
Deposited By:gudiseva, hema
Deposited On:28 Nov 2007 03:11
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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