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Direct and generative retrieval of autobiographical memories : the roles of visual imagery and executive processes (2017)
Journal Article
Anderson, R. J., Dewhurst, S. A., & Dean, G. M. (2017). Direct and generative retrieval of autobiographical memories : the roles of visual imagery and executive processes. Consciousness and cognition, 49, 163-171. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2017.02.010

Two experiments used a dual task methodology to investigate the role of visual imagery and executive resources in the retrieval of specific autobiographical memories. In Experiment 1, dynamic visual noise led to a reduction in the number of specific... Read More

Dynamic visual noise interferes with storage in visual working memory (2008)
Journal Article
Whittaker, A., Dewhurst, S. A., & Dean, G. M. (2008). Dynamic visual noise interferes with storage in visual working memory. Experimental Psychology, 55(4), 283-289. doi:10.1027/1618-3169.55.4.283

Several studies have demonstrated that dynamic visual noise (DVN) does not interfere with memory for random matrices. This has led to suggestions that (a) visual working memory is distinct from imagery, and (b) visual working memory is not a gateway... Read More