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What you see is what you remember: Visual chunking by temporal integration enhances working memory

Akyürek, E. G., Kappelmann, N., Volkert, M. & van Rijn, H., Dec-2017, In : Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 29, 12, p. 2025-2036 12 p.

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Akyürek, E. G., Kappelmann, N., Volkert, M., & van Rijn, H. (2017). What you see is what you remember: Visual chunking by temporal integration enhances working memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29(12), 2025-2036. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01175

Author

Akyürek, Elkan G. ; Kappelmann, Nils ; Volkert, Marc ; van Rijn, Hedderik. / What you see is what you remember : Visual chunking by temporal integration enhances working memory. In: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 2017 ; Vol. 29, No. 12. pp. 2025-2036.

Harvard

Akyürek, EG, Kappelmann, N, Volkert, M & van Rijn, H 2017, 'What you see is what you remember: Visual chunking by temporal integration enhances working memory' Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, vol. 29, no. 12, pp. 2025-2036. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01175

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What you see is what you remember : Visual chunking by temporal integration enhances working memory. / Akyürek, Elkan G.; Kappelmann, Nils; Volkert, Marc; van Rijn, Hedderik.

In: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Vol. 29, No. 12, 12.2017, p. 2025-2036.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Akyürek EG, Kappelmann N, Volkert M, van Rijn H. What you see is what you remember: Visual chunking by temporal integration enhances working memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 2017 Dec;29(12):2025-2036. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01175


BibTeX

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