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working memory

(storage, architecture)
The parts of main memory (RAM) currently in use.

In a production system, working memory contains the facts, both initial and generated.
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The result showed that the phonological similarity effect for visual material was abolished by the complex rhythmic tapping.
On the other hand, the phonological similarity effect did not appear in the intermittent suppression condition (F(1, 15) = 1.
As observed in previous studies, the phonological similarity effect disappeared in the intermittent suppression condition in which a usual articulatory suppression task was performed.
There is a clear interpretation concerning the disappearance of the phonological similarity effect caused by the intermittent speech activity.
The explanation of the results, however, becomes more complex when one takes into consideration the reason why the production of continuous speech did not affect the phonological similarity effect.
It is obvious that the phonological similarity effect is obtained in both the control and the continuous suppression condition, and disappears in the intermittent condition, irrespective of the auditory feedback of the articulatory suppressions.
affects the performance level and the magnitude of the phonological similarity effect.
The simple tapping in synchronization with the irrelevant speech sound did not decrease the performance of serial recall and did not affect the magnitude of the phonological similarity effect.