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

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Science  13 Feb 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5916, pp. 877
DOI: 10.1126/science.1166478

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Bays and Husain (Reports, 8 August 2008, p. 851) reported that human working memory, the limited information currently in mind, reflects resources distributed across all items in an array. In an alternative interpretation, memory is limited to several well-represented items. We argue that this item-limit model fits the extant data better than the distributed-resources model and is more interpretable theoretically.

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