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Interrelationships between working memory and long-term memory

Charan Ranganath

in Neuroimaging of Human Memory

Published in print February 2009 | ISBN: 9780199217298
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191696077 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217298.003.0013
Interrelationships between working memory and long-term memory

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The findings and theories from cognitive psychology can yield insights into brain organization, even if our understanding of cognitive processes is imperfect, and that neuroimaging evidence can contribute to the development of psychological theories and inspire novel research, even if our understanding of brain function is imperfect. This chapter illustrates this point by considering how imaging research on the relationship between working and long-term memory has contributed to, and benefited from, cognitive psychology.

Keywords: cognitive psychology; cognitive processes; neuroimaging evidence; psychological theories; working memory; long-term memory

Chapter.  11562 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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