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The ability to maintain online information that relates to space. This process has limited capacity and its contents are not stored permanently.

Definition contributed by Anonymous

Asserted relationships to other concepts

spatial working memory
is a kind of

  • working memory
  • spatial working memory
    is a part of

    No associations
    are a kind of
    spatial working memory

    No associations
    are a part of
    spatial working memory

  • visuospatial sketch pad
  • Tasks that are asserted to measure spatial working memory

    Task Contrast Measure

    Visual Object Learning Test
    • number of correct rejections
    • number correct

    spatial working memory task
    • percent correct

    spatial span test
    • span length

    spatial delayed response task
    • one cue versus two cues
    • short versus long

    spatial n-back task
    • 3-back minus 0-back