The (outsize) role of single-patient case evidence in guiding working memory theory

Today at EWOMS-9 in Pavia I’m going to try to persuade my colleagues that the single-patient “short-term store” case evidence, which serves to bolster ideas about specialized verbal, visual and spatial short-term storage, is not unambiguous, and ought to be skeptically reconsidered. I’ve written about that in a new review in Psychological Bulletin, and my slides are available here.

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