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Spatial Working Memory
Vandierendonck Andre
Psychology Press / Hardcover / 2011-07-01 / 1848720335
Memory / Cognitive Science
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Spatial working memory is the ability to remember the location in which something is perceived, and in addition, the ability to recall a series of visited locations. In this book, top researchers in the domain of spatial working memory review and discuss findings about the processes and memory structures which underlie the ability to store and use spatial information.

The first part of the book provides an examination of the working memory system, looking at the behavioural and neural processes involved in working with (visuo-) spatial information and how these can constrain the hypotheses that are generated. It also addresses methodological questions, for example looking at how the use of the appropriate method can ensure that the observed data are as informative as possible about the underlying structures. The remaining chapters focus on specific problems to do with spatial working memory such as how the working memory system can handle individual differences in representing spatial interactions, how the visuospatial system can support and interact with the environment and the verbal system, and how understanding these systems can shed light on the development of particular skills in children with developmental disorders.

With contributions from leading international figures in the field, this book is the first to address the topic of spatial working memory from a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives. As such, it will serve as an indispensible tool for students and researchers interested in working memory.

Table of Contents

A. Vandierendonck, A. Szmalec, Spatial Working Memory. R. H. Logie, Visuo-Spatial Working Memory in Real and Virtual Worlds. H. Zimmer, H. R. Liesefeld, Spatial Information in Visual Working Memory. F. B. R. Parmentier, Exploring the Determinants of Memory for Spatial Sequences. B. R. Postle, How Does Spatial Working Memory Work? C. Cornoldi, I. Mammarella, The Organisation of Visuo-Spatial Working Memory: Evidence formt eh Study of Developmental Disorders. C. Hamilton, The Nature of Visuo-Spatial Representation within Working Memory. L. Pieroni, C. Rossi-Arnaud, A. Baddeley, What can Symmetry tell us about Working Memory? V. Gyselinck, C. Meneghetti, The Role of Working Memory in Understanding Verbal Descriptions: A Window into the Interaction between Verbal and Spatial Processing.

Reviews

"Visuo-spatial aspects of working memory have long received much less attention than either central or phonological functions. Spatial Working Memory represents an attempt to deal with this relative lack of study. … Readers unfamiliar with European approaches to working memory will find many new, thought-provoking concepts and findings." – Robert L. Greene, Professor of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, USA in PsycCRITIQUES

"This edited book marks the maturity of visuo-spatial working memory as a coherent and exciting topic of research. Advanced undergraduates will appreciate the dynamic status of the area while researchers will have a host of specific research ideas to further develop the topic. This is wonderful stuff!" – Gerry Quinn, School of Psychology, University of St. Andrews UK

"This book provides an extensive foundation in both historical and current conceptions of visuo-spatial working memory. Each chapter is written cogently and is very easy to read and understand. I’m excited to see this book published - it will be a certain addition to my bookshelf and course reading lists." – James R. Brockmole, Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, USA

About the Editors:

André Vandierendonck is Professor of Experimental Psychology and Director of the Doctoral School of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Ghent University, Belgium.

Arnaud Szmalec is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Experimental Psychology at Ghent University, Belgium.

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