Serial memory for sound-specified locations: Effects of spatial uncertainty and motor suppression
Groeger, JA, Banks, AP and Simpson, PJ (2008) Serial memory for sound-specified locations: Effects of spatial uncertainty and motor suppression The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61 (2). 248 - 262. ISSN 1747-0218
Groeger, Banks, & Simpson 2008 Serial memory for sound.pdf
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According to Parmentier and Jones (2000), serial recall of locations which are specified by a sequence of sounds is prone to temporal error and is unaffected by motor suppression during retention. Studies are reported here which show that with increased spatial uncertainty at recall (Study1) and presentation (Study 2), spatial rather than temporal errors predominate. This is also the case when serial recall of sound specified locations is subject to interference from a motor suppression task (Study 3). Contrary to Parmentier and Jones‟s (2000) original report, these results suggest that the memory representation for location is not necessarily amodal but is influenced by the task. This is consistent with recent findings which provide evidence for a distinct spatial working memory.
|Additional Information:||This is an electronic version of an article published in J. A. Groeger, A. P. Banks & P. J. Simpson (2008): Serial memory for sound-specified locations: Effects of spatial uncertainty and motor suppression, The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61:2, 248-262. THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY is available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/pqje20/61/2|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||SHORT-TERM-MEMORY, WORKING-MEMORY, AUDITORY LOCALIZATION, ORDER|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences > Psychology|
|Depositing User:||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited:||03 May 2012 16:49|
|Last Modified:||23 Sep 2013 19:15|
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