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Right hemisphere occipital rTMS impairs working memory in visualizers but not in verbalizers

Hilbert, Sven, McAssey, Michaela, Bühner, Markus, Schwaferts, Patrick, Gruber, Monika, Goerigk, Stephan and Taylor, Paul Christopher John (2019) Right hemisphere occipital rTMS impairs working memory in visualizers but not in verbalizers. Scientific Reports 9 (6307), pp. 1-8.

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Distinguishing between verbal and visual working memory processes is complicated by the fact that the strategy used is hard to control or even assess. Many stimuli used in working memory tasks can be processed via verbal or visual coding, such as the digits in the digit span backwards task (DSB). The present study used repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to examine the use of ...


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Item type:Article
Date:19 April 2019
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Pädagogik
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Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:40126
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