Saturday, September 4, 2010

New Executive Brain 3: Frontal lobe tests

Real life memory is not memorizing list given to us, but selecting task, and learning contextual information to task we chose.  Therefore the memory task is not "working memory" any longer. This may explain the disparity in frontal lobe role in memory in humans and animals.  Klingberg "The Overflowing Brain" (2008) gives a nice rendition of state of working memory.

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