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dc.contributor.authorElliott, Marken
dc.date.accessioned2010-12-10T12:36:35Zen
dc.date.available2010-12-10T12:36:35Zen
dc.date.issued2004-10en
dc.identifier.citationConci, M., Elliott, M. A., Müller, H. J., Wendt, J., & Becker, C. (2004). The dynamics of operations in visual memory: A review and new evidence for oscillatory priming. Experimental Psychology, 51(4), 300-310.en
dc.identifier.issn1618-3169en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10379/1501en
dc.description.abstractEvidence from neurophysiological studies indicates that the synchronization of distributed neuronal assemblies in the gamma frequency range is responsible for the integration of discrete stimulus components into coherent wholes (e.g., see Singer, 1999 for review). Psychophysical support for this hypothesis has been reported in experiments that demonstrate that the presentation of a synchronous-premask frame within a 40-Hz flickering premask matrix primes the subsequent detection of a target Kanizsa-type square by generation of a 40-Hz prime (Elliott & Müller, 1998). Psychopharmacological and electrophysiological evidence suggests that this priming mechanism is related to activity in interneuronal networks and relies on the combined function of prefrontal and posterior circuits. In addition, psychophysical experiments demonstrate the existence of a prime-specific visual short-term memory that oscillates at 40 Hz and remains functional for up to 30014;ms post-stimulus offset. These results are consistent with a view of the prime as a form of oscillatory mechanism, related to the persistence of visual information (Coltheart, 1980) and in the capacity guided by (prefrontal) top-down influences upon visual-cortical function.en
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dc.publisherHogrefe & Huberen
dc.subjectPsychologyen
dc.subjectVisual memoryen
dc.subjectPersistanceen
dc.subjectObject primingen
dc.subjectKanizsa-type figure detectionen
dc.subjectSynchronizationen
dc.titleThe dynamics of operations in visual memory: A review and new evidence for oscillatory primingen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.local.publishedsourcehttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B75BP-4DWVXC5-9/2/ecdb22afb5c9e44aae04b5b99c6fafd5en
dc.description.peer-reviewedpeer-revieweden
dc.contributor.funderDeutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft project grant # SCHR 375/8-1en
dc.contributor.funderDeutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft project grant # MU 1564/2-3en
dc.contributor.funderDeutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft project grant # EL 248/1-1en
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