Honours Student (2022), Former Summer Scholar (2021)
Dr. Will Harrison (primary)
Prof. Jason Mattingley
The neural basis of visual working memory is one of the most debated topics in cognitive and sensory neuroscience. My Honours project focuses on evaluating the sensory recruitment hypothesis, which proposes that the maintenance of visual working memory occurs in the same early visual cortices that are responsible for the initial encoding of stimuli. Specifically, I aim to use psychophysical methods to investigate whether crowding-like effects can be induced in visual working memory by manipulating the cortical spacing between memoranda.
Visual working memory