Neuropsychological Dissociations Between Visual Working Memory And Spatial Working Memory

Corsi Block

Thus far we have provided neuropsychological evidence to argue that visuospatial working memory is best viewed as an active workspace, rather than a passive memory store, and that it is somewhat distanced from perceptual processes. A range of patient data speak to the notion that visual and spatial working memory might be seen as two distinct but linked components of the cognitive system. For the purposes of this argument, it is important to clarify what we mean by visual as opposed to spatial...