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This theory is based on the Workshop Proceedings for the RDoc Workshop on working memory.

Executive/Cognitive Control
RPoldrack about two years ago.

Constituent Assertions


  • Active maintenance is measured by the contrast of 3-back minus 1-back in the n-back task.   View Assertion »
  • Updating is measured by the contrast of 3-back minus 1-back in the n-back task.   View Assertion »
  • Capacity limitation is measured by the contrast of 3-back minus 1-back in the n-back task.   View Assertion »
  • Interference resolution is measured by the contrast of 3-back minus 1-back in the n-back task.   View Assertion »
  • Active maintenance is a part of working memory.   View Assertion »
  • Updating is a part of working memory.   View Assertion »
  • Capacity limitation is a part of working memory.   View Assertion »
  • Interference resolution is a part of working memory.   View Assertion »
REFERENCED TERMS: n-back task (4) • working memory (4) • updating (2) • interference resolution (2) • active maintenance (2) • capacity limitation (2)

User Discussion


"A description of this framework can be found at http://www.nimh.nih.gov/research-funding/rdoc/working-memory-workshop-proceedings.shtml"
RPoldrack (about two years ago)

Term Bibliography

Research domain criteria (RDoC): toward a new classification framework for research on mental disorders.
Insel T, Cuthbert B, Garvey M, Heinssen R, Pine DS, Quinn K, Sanislow C, Wang P
The American journal of psychiatry (Am J Psychiatry)
2010 Jul
Citation added by RPoldrack about two years ago
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