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Within fluid cognition: Fluid processing and fluid storage?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  05 April 2006

Nelson Cowan*
Affiliation:
Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO65211http://web.missouri.edu/~psycowan

Abstract

Blair describes fluid cognition as highly related to working memory and executive processes, and dependent on the integrity of frontal-lobe functioning. However, the literature review appears to neglect potential contributions to fluid cognition of the focus of attention as an important information-storage device, and the role of posterior brain regions in that kind of storage. Relevant cognitive and imaging studies are discussed.

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