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Science. 2009 Feb 13;323(5916):877.

Response to Comment on "Dynamic Shifts of Limited Working Memory Resources in Human Vision"

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Insitute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, U.K.


Cowan & Rouder suggest that a modification to the four-slot model of visual working memory fits the available data better than our distributed resource model. However their comparisons of statistical fit are biased in favour of the slot model. Here we compare the predictions of the two models and present further evidence against the division of visual memory into slots.

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