Nelson Cowan - Publications

Affiliations: 
University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO, United States 
Area:
Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

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2020 Cowan N, Belletier C, Doherty JM, Jaroslawska AJ, Rhodes S, Forsberg A, Naveh-Benjamin M, Barrouillet P, Camos V, Logie RH. How Do Scientific Views Change? Notes From an Extended Adversarial Collaboration. Perspectives On Psychological Science : a Journal of the Association For Psychological Science. 1745691620906415. PMID 32511059 DOI: 10.1177/1745691620906415  0.56
2020 Greene NR, Naveh-Benjamin M, Cowan N. Adult age differences in working memory capacity: Spared central storage but deficits in ability to maximize peripheral storage. Psychology and Aging. PMID 32406709 DOI: 10.1037/pag0000476  0.56
2019 Morey CC, Rhodes S, Cowan N. Co-existing, contradictory working memory models are ready for progressive refinement: Reply to Logie. Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior. PMID 31916991 DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2019.11.012  0.96
2019 Aczel B, Szaszi B, Sarafoglou A, Kekecs Z, Kucharský Š, Benjamin D, Chambers CD, Fisher A, Gelman A, Gernsbacher MA, Ioannidis JP, Johnson E, Jonas K, Kousta S, Lilienfeld SO, ... ... Cowan N, et al. Author Correction: A consensus-based transparency checklist. Nature Human Behaviour. PMID 31873202 DOI: 10.1038/s41562-019-0812-2  0.96
2019 Aczel B, Szaszi B, Sarafoglou A, Kekecs Z, Kucharský Š, Benjamin D, Chambers CD, Fisher A, Gelman A, Gernsbacher MA, Ioannidis JP, Johnson E, Jonas K, Kousta S, Lilienfeld SO, ... ... Cowan N, et al. A consensus-based transparency checklist. Nature Human Behaviour. PMID 31792401 DOI: 10.1038/s41562-019-0772-6  0.96
2019 Ricker TJ, Sandry J, Vergauwe E, Cowan N. Do familiar memory items decay? Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. PMID 31107048 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000719  0.8
2019 Rhodes S, Cowan N. Flexible representations in visual working memory and interactions with long-term learning: Commentary on the special issue. British Journal of Psychology (London, England : 1953). PMID 30801708 DOI: 10.1111/bjop.12380  0.56
2019 Rhodes S, Jaroslawska AJ, Doherty JM, Belletier C, Naveh-Benjamin M, Cowan N, Camos V, Barrouillet P, Logie RH. Storage and processing in working memory: Assessing dual-task performance and task prioritization across the adult lifespan. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. PMID 30667263 DOI: 10.1037/xge0000539  0.56
2018 Morey CC, Rhodes S, Cowan N. Sensory-motor integration and brain lesions: Progress toward explaining domain-specific phenomena within domain-general working memory. Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior. PMID 30612701 DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2018.11.030  0.96
2018 Doherty JM, Belletier C, Rhodes S, Jaroslawska A, Barrouillet P, Camos V, Cowan N, Naveh-Benjamin M, Logie RH. Dual-task costs in working memory: An adversarial collaboration. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. PMID 30407025 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000668  0.56
2018 Morey CC, Cowan N. Can we distinguish three maintenance processes in working memory? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1424: 45-51. PMID 30304919 DOI: 10.1111/nyas.13925  0.96
2018 Oberauer K, Lewandowsky S, Awh E, Brown GDA, Conway A, Cowan N, Donkin C, Farrell S, Hitch GJ, Hurlstone MJ, Ma WJ, Morey CC, Nee DE, Schweppe J, Vergauwe E, et al. Benchmarks provide common ground for model development: Reply to Logie (2018) and Vandierendonck (2018). Psychological Bulletin. 144: 972-977. PMID 30148382 DOI: 10.1037/bul0000165  0.96
2018 Oberauer K, Lewandowsky S, Awh E, Brown GDA, Conway A, Cowan N, Donkin C, Farrell S, Hitch GJ, Hurlstone MJ, Ma WJ, Morey CC, Nee DE, Schweppe J, Vergauwe E, et al. Benchmarks for models of short-term and working memory. Psychological Bulletin. 144: 885-958. PMID 30148379 DOI: 10.1037/bul0000153  0.96
2018 Vergauwe E, Ricker TJ, Langerock N, Cowan N. What do people typically do between list items? The nature of attention-based mnemonic activities depends on task context. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. PMID 30024250 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000625  0.8
2018 Rhodes S, Cowan N, Parra MA, Logie RH. Interaction effects on common measures of sensitivity: choice of measure, type I error, and power. Behavior Research Methods. PMID 30022458 DOI: 10.3758/s13428-018-1081-0  0.56
2018 Bartholow BD, Fleming KA, Wood PK, Cowan N, Saults JS, Altamirano L, Miyake A, Martins J, Sher KJ. Alcohol effects on response inhibition: Variability across tasks and individuals. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 26: 251-267. PMID 29863383 DOI: 10.1037/pha0000190  0.88
2018 Rhodes S, Cowan N. Attention in working memory: attention is needed but it yearns to be free. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. PMID 29741275 DOI: 10.1111/nyas.13652  0.56
2017 Rhodes S, Cowan N, Hardman KO, Logie RH. Informed Guessing in Change Detection. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. PMID 29265829 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000495  0.56
2017 Clark KM, Hardman KO, Schachtman TR, Saults JS, Glass BA, Cowan N. Tone Series and the Nature of Working Memory Capacity Development. Developmental Psychology. PMID 29172568 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000466  0.88
2017 Rhodes S, Parra MA, Cowan N, Logie RH. Healthy Aging and Visual Working Memory: The Effect of Mixing Feature and Conjunction Changes. Psychology and Aging. PMID 28333504 DOI: 10.1037/pag0000152  0.56
2017 Gray S, Green S, Alt M, Hogan T, Kuo T, Brinkley S, Cowan N. The structure of working memory in young children and its relation to intelligence Journal of Memory and Language. 92: 183-201. DOI: 10.1016/j.jml.2016.06.004  1
2016 Cowan N. EXPLORING THE POSSIBLE AND NECESSARY IN WORKING MEMORY DEVELOPMENT. Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 81: 149-58. PMID 27500819 DOI: 10.1111/mono.12257  1
2016 Vergauwe E, Hardman KO, Rouder JN, Roemer E, McAllaster S, Cowan N. Searching for serial refreshing in working memory: Using response times to track the content of the focus of attention over time. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. PMID 27068541 DOI: 10.3758/s13423-016-1038-1  0.48
2016 Cowan N. Working Memory Maturation: Can We Get at the Essence of Cognitive Growth? Perspectives On Psychological Science : a Journal of the Association For Psychological Science. 11: 239-64. PMID 26993277 DOI: 10.1177/1745691615621279  1
2016 Cowan N. Working memory capacity: Classic edition Working Memory Capacity: Classic Edition. 1-217. DOI: 10.4324/9781315625560  1
2016 Cowan N. Process Overlap Theory and First Principles of Intelligence Testing Psychological Inquiry. 27: 190-191. DOI: 10.1080/1047840X.2016.1181998  1
2015 Blume CL, Boone AP, Cowan N. On the Use of Response Chunking as a Tool to Investigate Strategies. Frontiers in Psychology. 6: 1942. PMID 26834655 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01942  1
2015 Green SB, Yang Y, Alt M, Brinkley S, Gray S, Hogan T, Cowan N. Use of internal consistency coefficients for estimating reliability of experimental task scores. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. PMID 26546100 DOI: 10.3758/s13423-015-0968-3  1
2015 Cowan N, Hardman K, Saults JS, Blume CL, Clark KM, Sunday MA. Detection of the Number of Changes in a Display in Working Memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. PMID 26375783 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000163  0.88
2015 Cowan N, Saults JS, Clark KM. Exploring age differences in visual working memory capacity: is there a contribution of memory for configuration? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 135: 72-85. PMID 25841172 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.03.002  1
2015 Vergauwe E, Cowan N. Working Memory Units Are All in Your Head: Factors That Influence Whether Features or Objects Are the Favored Units. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. PMID 25705873 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000108  1
2015 Ricker TJ, Vergauwe E, Hinrichs GA, Blume CL, Cowan N. No recovery of memory when cognitive load is decreased. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 41: 872-80. PMID 25419820 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000084  1
2015 Hardman KO, Cowan N. Remembering complex objects in visual working memory: do capacity limits restrict objects or features? Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 41: 325-47. PMID 25089739 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000031  1
2015 Cowan N, Ricker TJ, Clark KM, Hinrichs GA, Glass BA. Knowledge cannot explain the developmental growth of working memory capacity. Developmental Science. 18: 132-45. PMID 24942111 DOI: 10.1111/desc.12197  1
2015 Cowan N, Hardman K, Saults JS, Blume CL, Clark KM, Sunday MA. Detection of the Number of Changes in a Display in Working Memory Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition. DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000163  1
2015 Li D, Christ SE, Johnson JD, Cowan N. Attention and Memory Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference. 3: 275-279. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-397025-1.00244-X  1
2015 Cowan N. Second language use, theories of working memory and the Vennian mind Working Memory in Second Language Acquisition and Processing. 29-40.  1
2014 Cowan N, Vergauwe E. Applying how adults rehearse to understand how rehearsal may develop. Frontiers in Psychology. 5: 1538. PMID 25610419 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01538  1
2014 Cowan N. Working Memory Underpins Cognitive Development, Learning, and Education. Educational Psychology Review. 26: 197-223. PMID 25346585 DOI: 10.1007/s10648-013-9246-y  1
2014 Dewar M, Alber J, Cowan N, Della Sala S. Boosting long-term memory via wakeful rest: intentional rehearsal is not necessary, consolidation is sufficient. Plos One. 9: e109542. PMID 25333957 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109542  1
2014 Li D, Christ SE, Cowan N. Domain-general and domain-specific functional networks in working memory. Neuroimage. 102: 646-56. PMID 25178986 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.08.028  1
2014 Majerus S, Cowan N, Péters F, Van Calster L, Phillips C, Schrouff J. Cross-Modal Decoding of Neural Patterns Associated with Working Memory: Evidence for Attention-Based Accounts of Working Memory. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). PMID 25146374 DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhu189  1
2014 Lutfi-Proctor DA, Elliott EM, Cowan N. The Role of Visual Stimuli in Cross-Modal Stroop Interference. Psych Journal. 3: 17-29. PMID 25068037 DOI: 10.1002/pchj.51  1
2014 Gilchrist AL, Cowan N. A two-stage search of visual working memory: investigating speed in the change-detection paradigm. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 76: 2031-50. PMID 25023891 DOI: 10.3758/s13414-014-0704-5  1
2014 Ricker TJ, Spiegel LR, Cowan N. Time-based loss in visual short-term memory is from trace decay, not temporal distinctiveness. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 40: 1510-23. PMID 24884646 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000018  1
2014 Cowan N, Saults JS, Blume CL. Central and peripheral components of working memory storage. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 143: 1806-36. PMID 24867488 DOI: 10.1037/a0036814  1
2014 Ricker TJ, Vergauwe E, Cowan N. Decay theory of immediate memory: From Brown (1958) to today (2014). Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 1-27. PMID 24853316 DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2014.914546  1
2014 Naveh-Benjamin M, Kilb A, Maddox GB, Thomas J, Fine HC, Chen T, Cowan N. Older adults do not notice their names: a new twist to a classic attention task. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 40: 1540-50. PMID 24820668 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000020  1
2014 Vergauwe E, Cowan N. A common short-term memory retrieval rate may describe many cognitive procedures. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8: 126. PMID 24639643 DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00126  1
2014 Ricker TJ, Cowan N. Differences between presentation methods in working memory procedures: a matter of working memory consolidation. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 40: 417-28. PMID 24059859 DOI: 10.1037/a0034301  1
2013 Cowan N, Donnell K, Saults JS. A list-length constraint on incidental item-to-item associations. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 20: 1253-8. PMID 23653420 DOI: 10.3758/s13423-013-0447-7  1
2013 Chen Z, Cowan N. Working memory inefficiency: minimal information is utilized in visual recognition tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 39: 1449-62. PMID 23421509 DOI: 10.1037/a0031790  1
2013 Li D, Cowan N, Saults JS. Estimating working memory capacity for lists of nonverbal sounds. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 75: 145-60. PMID 23143913 DOI: 10.3758/s13414-012-0383-z  1
2013 Cowan N, Blume CL, Saults JS. Attention to attributes and objects in working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 39: 731-47. PMID 22905929 DOI: 10.1037/a0029687  1
2013 Cowan N, Saults JS. When does a good working memory counteract proactive interference? Surprising evidence from a probe recognition task. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 142: 12-7. PMID 22428613 DOI: 10.1037/a0027804  1
2012 Dewar M, Alber J, Butler C, Cowan N, Della Sala S. Brief wakeful resting boosts new memories over the long term. Psychological Science. 23: 955-60. PMID 22829465 DOI: 10.1177/0956797612441220  1
2012 Cowan N, Rouder JN, Blume CL, Saults JS. Models of verbal working memory capacity: what does it take to make them work? Psychological Review. 119: 480-99. PMID 22486726 DOI: 10.1037/a0027791  1
2012 Becker TM, Cicero DC, Cowan N, Kerns JG. Cognitive control components and speech symptoms in people with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research. 196: 20-6. PMID 22365272 DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2011.10.003  1
2012 Dewar M, Pesallaccia M, Cowan N, Provinciali L, Della Sala S. Insights into spared memory capacity in amnestic MCI and Alzheimer's Disease via minimal interference. Brain and Cognition. 78: 189-99. PMID 22261228 DOI: 10.1016/j.bandc.2011.12.005  1
2012 Cowan N. Working memory: The seat of learning and comprehension Neuroscience in Education: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600496.003.0035  1
2012 Cowan N, Morey CC, Chen Z, Bunting M. What do estimates of working memory capacity tell us? The Cognitive Neuroscience of Working Memory. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570394.003.0003  1
2012 Cowan N, Morey CC, Chen Z. The legend of the magical number seven Tall Tales About the Mind and Brain: Separating Fact From Fiction. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568773.003.0005  1
2011 Cowan N, AuBuchon AM, Gilchrist AL, Ricker TJ, Saults JS. Age differences in visual working memory capacity: not based on encoding limitations. Developmental Science. 14: 1066-74. PMID 21884322 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01060.x  1
2011 Gilchrist AL, Cowan N. Can the focus of attention accommodate multiple, separate items? Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 37: 1484-502. PMID 21767065 DOI: 10.1037/a0024352  1
2011 Rouder JN, Morey RD, Morey CC, Cowan N. How to measure working memory capacity in the change detection paradigm. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 18: 324-30. PMID 21331668 DOI: 10.3758/s13423-011-0055-3  1
2011 Cowan N. The focus of attention as observed in visual working memory tasks: making sense of competing claims. Neuropsychologia. 49: 1401-6. PMID 21277880 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.01.035  1
2011 Morey CC, Cowan N, Morey RD, Rouder JN. Flexible attention allocation to visual and auditory working memory tasks: manipulating reward induces a trade-off. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 73: 458-72. PMID 21264733 DOI: 10.3758/s13414-010-0031-4  1
2011 Cowan N, Li D, Moffitt A, Becker TM, Martin EA, Saults JS, Christ SE. A neural region of abstract working memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 23: 2852-63. PMID 21261453 DOI: 10.1162/jocn.2011.21625  1
2010 Ricker TJ, AuBuchon AM, Cowan N. Working memory. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science. 1: 573-85. PMID 26271504 DOI: 10.1002/wcs.50  0.88
2010 Cowan N, Hismjatullina A, AuBuchon AM, Saults JS, Horton N, Leadbitter K, Towse J. With development, list recall includes more chunks, not just larger ones. Developmental Psychology. 46: 1119-31. PMID 20822227 DOI: 10.1037/a0020618  1
2010 Ricker TJ, Cowan N. Loss of visual working memory within seconds: the combined use of refreshable and non-refreshable features. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 36: 1355-68. PMID 20804281 DOI: 10.1037/a0020356  1
2010 Cowan N. Multiple concurrent thoughts: The meaning and developmental neuropsychology of working memory. Developmental Neuropsychology. 35: 447-74. PMID 20721769 DOI: 10.1080/87565641.2010.494985  1
2010 Ricker TJ, Cowan N, Morey CC. Visual working memory is disrupted by covert verbal retrieval. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 17: 516-21. PMID 20702871 DOI: 10.3758/PBR.17.4.516  1
2010 Lee EY, Cowan N, Vogel EK, Rolan T, Valle-Inclán F, Hackley SA. Visual working memory deficits in patients with Parkinson's disease are due to both reduced storage capacity and impaired ability to filter out irrelevant information. Brain : a Journal of Neurology. 133: 2677-89. PMID 20688815 DOI: 10.1093/brain/awq197  1
2010 Cowan N. The Magical Mystery Four: How is Working Memory Capacity Limited, and Why? Current Directions in Psychological Science. 19: 51-57. PMID 20445769 DOI: 10.1177/0963721409359277  1
2010 Dewar M, Della Sala S, Beschin N, Cowan N. Profound retroactive interference in anterograde amnesia: What interferes? Neuropsychology. 24: 357-67. PMID 20438213 DOI: 10.1037/a0018207  1
2010 Cowan N, Morey CC, AuBuchon AM, Zwilling CE, Gilchrist AL. Seven-year-olds allocate attention like adults unless working memory is overloaded. Developmental Science. 13: 120-33. PMID 20121868 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2009.00864.x  1
2010 Jarrold C, Tam H. Rehearsal and the development of working memory Cognitive Development and Working Memory: a Dialogue Between Neo-Piagetian Theories and Cognitive Approaches. 177-199. DOI: 10.4324/9780203845837  1
2010 Cowan N. Sensory and Immediate Memory Encyclopedia of Consciousness. 327-339. DOI: 10.1016/B978-012373873-8.00048-7  1
2009 Dewar M, Garcia YF, Cowan N, Della Sala S. Delaying interference enhances memory consolidation in amnesic patients. Neuropsychology. 23: 627-34. PMID 19702416 DOI: 10.1037/a0015568  1
2009 Chen Z, Cowan N. How verbal memory loads consume attention. Memory & Cognition. 37: 829-36. PMID 19679862 DOI: 10.3758/MC.37.6.829  1
2009 Gilchrist AL, Cowan N, Naveh-Benjamin M. Investigating the childhood development of working memory using sentences: new evidence for the growth of chunk capacity. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 104: 252-65. PMID 19539305 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2009.05.006  1
2009 Cowan N, Rouder JN. Comment on "Dynamic shifts of limited working memory resources in human vision". Science (New York, N.Y.). 323: 877; author reply 87. PMID 19213899 DOI: 10.1126/science.1166478  1
2009 Chen Z, Cowan N. Core verbal working-memory capacity: the limit in words retained without covert articulation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 62: 1420-9. PMID 19048451 DOI: 10.1080/17470210802453977  1
2008 Towse JN, Cowan N, Hitch GJ, Horton NJ. The recall of information from working memory. Insights from behavioural and chronometric perspectives. Experimental Psychology. 55: 371-83. PMID 19130763 DOI: 10.1027/1618-3169.55.6.371  1
2008 Gilchrist AL, Cowan N, Naveh-Benjamin M. Working memory capacity for spoken sentences decreases with adult ageing: recall of fewer but not smaller chunks in older adults. Memory (Hove, England). 16: 773-87. PMID 18671167 DOI: 10.1080/09658210802261124  1
2008 Cowan N, AuBuchon AM. Short-term memory loss over time without retroactive stimulus interference. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 15: 230-5. PMID 18605508 DOI: 10.3758/PBR.15.1.230  1
2008 Rouder JN, Morey RD, Cowan N, Zwilling CE, Morey CC, Pratte MS. An assessment of fixed-capacity models of visual working memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 5975-9. PMID 18420818 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0711295105  1
2008 Cowan N. What are the differences between long-term, short-term, and working memory? Progress in Brain Research. 169: 323-38. PMID 18394484 DOI: 10.1016/S0079-6123(07)00020-9  1
2008 Cowan N. Attention and Memory: An Integrated Framework Attention and Memory: An Integrated Framework. 1-336. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119107.001.0001  1
2008 Cowan N, Morey CC, Chen Z, Gilchrist AL, Saults JS. Theory and Measurement of Working Memory Capacity Limits Psychology of Learning and Motivation - Advances in Research and Theory. 49: 49-104. DOI: 10.1016/S0079-7421(08)00002-9  1
2007 Saults JS, Cowan N, Sher KJ, Moreno MV. Differential effects of alcohol on working memory: distinguishing multiple processes. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 15: 576-87. PMID 18179311 DOI: 10.1037/1064-1297.15.6.576  0.88
2007 Saults JS, Cowan N. A central capacity limit to the simultaneous storage of visual and auditory arrays in working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 136: 663-84. PMID 17999578 DOI: 10.1037/0096-3445.136.4.663  1
2007 Naveh-Benjamin M, Cowan N, Kilb A, Chen Z. Age-related differences in immediate serial recall: dissociating chunk formation and capacity. Memory & Cognition. 35: 724-37. PMID 17848030  1
2007 Dewar MT, Cowan N, Sala SD. Forgetting due to retroactive interference: a fusion of Müller and Pilzecker's (1900) early insights into everyday forgetting and recent research on anterograde amnesia. Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior. 43: 616-34. PMID 17715797 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-9452(08)70492-1  1
2007 Cowan N, Morey CC. How can dual-task working memory retention limits be investigated? Psychological Science. 18: 686-8. PMID 17680938 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2007.01960.x  1
2007 Halford GS, Cowan N, Andrews G. Separating cognitive capacity from knowledge: a new hypothesis. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 11: 236-42. PMID 17475538 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2007.04.001  1
2006 Cowan N, Fristoe NM, Elliott EM, Brunner RP, Saults JS. Scope of attention, control of attention, and intelligence in children and adults. Memory & Cognition. 34: 1754-68. PMID 17489300  1
2006 Cowan N, Saults JS, Morey CC. Development of Working Memory for Verbal-Spatial Associations. Journal of Memory and Language. 55: 274-289. PMID 17387377 DOI: 10.1016/j.jml.2006.04.002  1
2006 Cowan N, Naveh-Benjamin M, Kilb A, Saults JS. Life-span development of visual working memory: when is feature binding difficult? Developmental Psychology. 42: 1089-102. PMID 17087544 DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.42.6.1089  0.88
2006 Bunting M, Cowan N, Saults JS. How does running memory span work? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 59: 1691-700. PMID 16945854 DOI: 10.1080/17470210600848402  0.88
2006 Cowan N, Morey CC. Visual working memory depends on attentional filtering. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 10: 139-41. PMID 16497538 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2006.02.001  1
2006 Cowan N, Elliott EM, Saults JS, Nugent LD, Bomb P, Hismjatullina A. Rethinking speed theories of cognitive development. Increasing the rate of recall without affecting accuracy. Psychological Science. 17: 67-73. PMID 16371146 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2005.01666.x  1
2006 Elliott EM, Barrilleaux KM, Cowan N. Individual differences in the ability to avoid distracting sounds European Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 18: 90-108. DOI: 10.1080/09541440500216044  1
2006 Cowan N. Within fluid cognition: Fluid processing and fluid storage? Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 29: 129-130. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X06269036  1
2005 Chen Z, Cowan N. Chunk limits and length limits in immediate recall: a reconciliation. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 31: 1235-49. PMID 16393043 DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.31.6.1235  1
2005 Elliott EM, Cowan N. Coherence of the irrelevant-sound effect: individual profiles of short-term memory and susceptibility to task-irrelevant materials. Memory & Cognition. 33: 664-75. PMID 16248331  1
2005 Morey CC, Cowan N. When do visual and verbal memories conflict? The importance of working-memory load and retrieval. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 31: 703-13. PMID 16060774 DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.31.4.703  1
2005 Cowan N, Elliott EM, Scott Saults J, Morey CC, Mattox S, Hismjatullina A, Conway AR. On the capacity of attention: its estimation and its role in working memory and cognitive aptitudes. Cognitive Psychology. 51: 42-100. PMID 16039935 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2004.12.001  1
2005 Cowan N, Johnson TD, Saults JS. Capacity limits in list item recognition: evidence from proactive interference. Memory (Hove, England). 13: 293-9. PMID 15952261 DOI: 10.1080/09658210344000206  1
2005 Bunting MF, Cowan N. Working memory and flexibility in awareness and attention. Psychological Research. 69: 412-9. PMID 15856289 DOI: 10.1007/s00426-004-0204-7  1
2005 Winkler I, Cowan N. From sensory to long-term memory: evidence from auditory memory reactivation studies. Experimental Psychology. 52: 3-20. PMID 15779526 DOI: 10.1027/1618-3169.52.1.3  1
2005 Cowan N. Understanding intelligence: A summary and an adjustable-attention hypothesis Handbook of Understanding and Measuring Intelligence. 469-488. DOI: 10.4135/9781452233529.n25  1
2004 Rouder JN, Morey RD, Cowan N, Pfaltz M. Learning in a unidimensional absolute identification task. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 11: 938-44. PMID 15732707  1
2004 Cowan N, Chen Z, Rouder JN. Constant capacity in an immediate serial-recall task: a logical sequel to Miller (1956). Psychological Science. 15: 634-40. PMID 15327636 DOI: 10.1111/j.0956-7976.2004.00732.x  1
2004 Morey CC, Cowan N. When visual and verbal memories compete: evidence of cross-domain limits in working memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 11: 296-301. PMID 15260196  1
2004 Cowan N, Saults JS, Brown GD. On the auditory modality superiority effect in serial recall: separating input and output factors. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 30: 639-44. PMID 15099132 DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.30.3.639  0.88
2004 Jarrold C, Cowan N, Hewes AK, Riby DM. Speech timing and verbal short-term memory: Evidence for contrasting deficits in Down syndrome and Williams syndrome Journal of Memory and Language. 51: 365-380. DOI: 10.1016/j.jml.2004.06.007  1
2003 Cowan N, Baddeley AD, Elliott EM, Norris J. List composition and the word length effect in immediate recall: a comparison of localist and globalist assumptions. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 10: 74-9. PMID 12747492  1
2003 Cowan N, Towse JN, Hamilton Z, Saults JS, Elliott EM, Lacey JF, Moreno MV, Hitch GJ. Children's working-memory processes: a response-timing analysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 132: 113-32. PMID 12656300 DOI: 10.1037/0096-3445.132.1.113  1
2003 Cowan N. Comparisons of developmental modeling frameworks and levels of analysis in cognition: Connectionist and dynamic systems theories deserve attention, but don't yet explain attention Developmental Science. 6: 440-447. DOI: 10.1111/1467-7687.00299  1
2003 Cowan N. Varieties of procedural accounts of working memory retention systems Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 26: 731-732.  1
2002 Winkler I, Korzyukov O, Gumenyuk V, Cowan N, Linkenkaer-Hansen K, Ilmoniemi dR, Alho K, Näätänen R. Temporary and longer term retention of acoustic information. Psychophysiology. 39: 530-4. PMID 12212645 DOI: 10.1017/S0048577201393186  1
2002 Cowan N, Saults JS, Elliott EM. The search for what is fundamental in the development of working memory. Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 29: 1-49. PMID 11957571 DOI: 10.1016/S0065-2407(02)80050-7  1
2002 Conway ARA, Cowan N, Bunting MF, Therriault DJ, Minkoff SRB. A latent variable analysis of working memory capacity, short-term memory capacity, processing speed, and general fluid intelligence Intelligence. 30: 163-183. DOI: 10.1016/S0160-2896(01)00096-4  1
2002 Cowan N, Saults JS, Elliott EM, Moreno MV. Deconfounding serial recall Journal of Memory and Language. 46: 153-177. DOI: 10.1006/jmla.2001.2805  1
2001 Cowan N. The magical number 4 in short-term memory: a reconsideration of mental storage capacity. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 24: 87-114; discussion 1. PMID 11515286 DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X01003922  1
2001 Elliott EM, Cowan N. Habituation to auditory distractors in a cross-modal, color-word interference task. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 27: 654-67. PMID 11394672 DOI: 10.1037//0278-7393.27.3.654  1
2001 Winkler I, Schröger E, Cowan N. The role of large-scale memory organization in the mismatch negativity event-related brain potential. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 13: 59-71. PMID 11224909 DOI: 10.1162/089892901564171  1
2001 Cowan N. Metatheory of storage capacity limits Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 24: 154-185.  1
2000 Cowan N, Nugent LD, Elliott EM. Memory-search and rehearsal processes and the word length effect in immediate recall: a synthesis in reply to service. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. a, Human Experimental Psychology. 53: 666-70. PMID 10994224 DOI: 10.1080/713755912  1
2000 Cowan N, Nugent LD, Elliott EM, Geer T. Is there a temporal basis of the word length effect? A response to Service (1998) The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. a, Human Experimental Psychology. 53: 647-60. PMID 10994222 DOI: 10.1080/713755905  1
2000 Cowan N, Nugent LD, Elliott EM, Saults JS. Persistence of memory for ignored lists of digits: areas of developmental constancy and change. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 76: 151-72. PMID 10788307 DOI: 10.1006/jecp.1999.2546  1
2000 Gomes H, Molholm S, Christodoulou C, Ritter W, Cowan N. The development of auditory attention in children. Frontiers in Bioscience : a Journal and Virtual Library. 5: D108-20. PMID 10702373 DOI: 10.2741/Gomes  1
1999 Rinne T, Gratton G, Fabiani M, Cowan N, Maclin E, Stinard A, Sinkkonen J, Alho K, Näätänen R. Scalp-recorded optical signals make sound processing in the auditory cortex visible? Neuroimage. 10: 620-4. PMID 10547339 DOI: 10.1006/nimg.1999.0495  1
1999 Cowan N, Nugent LD, Elliott EM, Ponomarev I, Saults JS. The role of attention in the development of short-term memory: age differences in the verbal span of apprehension. Child Development. 70: 1082-97. PMID 10546336 DOI: 10.1111/1467-8624.00080  1
1999 Mueser PR, Cowan N, Mueser KT. A generalized signal detection model to predict rational variation in base rate use. Cognition. 69: 267-312. PMID 10193049 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(98)00072-9  1
1999 Cowan N. The differential maturation of two processing rates related to digit span. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 72: 193-209. PMID 10047439 DOI: 10.1006/jecp.1998.2486  1
1999 Gomes H, Sussman E, Ritter W, Kurtzberg D, Cowan N, Vaughan HG. Electrophysiological evidence of developmental changes in the duration of auditory sensory memory. Developmental Psychology. 35: 294-302. PMID 9923483 DOI: 10.1037//0012-1649.35.1.294  1
1998 Cowan N. Visual and auditory working memory capacity. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 2: 77. PMID 21227076 DOI: 10.1016/S1364-6613(98)01144-9  1
1998 Cowan N. Children's memories according to fuzzy-trace theory: an endorsement of the theory's purpose and some suggestions to improve its application. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 71: 144-54. PMID 9843619 DOI: 10.1006/jecp.1998.2466  1
1998 Ritter W, Gomes H, Cowan N, Sussman E, Vaughan HG. Reactivation of a dormant representation of an auditory stimulus feature. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 10: 605-14. PMID 9802993 DOI: 10.1162/089892998563004  1
1998 Gillam RB, Cowan N, Marler JA. Information processing by school-age children with specific language impairment: evidence from a modality effect paradigm. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research : Jslhr. 41: 913-26. PMID 9712137 DOI: 10.1044/jslhr.4104.913  1
1998 Elliott EM, Cowan N, Valle-Inclan F. The nature of cross-modal color-word interference effects. Perception & Psychophysics. 60: 761-7. PMID 9682602 DOI: 10.3758/BF03206061  1
1998 Cowan N, Wood NL, Wood PK, Keller TA, Nugent LD, Keller CV. Two separate verbal processing rates contributing to short-term memory span. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 127: 141-60. PMID 9622911 DOI: 10.1037//0096-3445.127.2.141  1
1998 Saults JS, Cowan N. Chapter 4 Developmental and individual differences in short-term memory Advances in Psychology. 125: 155-196. DOI: 10.1016/S0166-4115(98)80006-X  1
1997 Wood NL, Stadler MA, Cowan N. Is there implicit memory without attention? A reexamination of task demands in Eich's (1984) procedure. Memory & Cognition. 25: 772-9. PMID 9421562 DOI: 10.3758/BF03211320  1
1997 Cowan N, Wood NL. Constraints on awareness, attention, processing, and memory: some recent investigations with ignored speech. Consciousness and Cognition. 6: 182-203. PMID 9262408 DOI: 10.1006/ccog.1997.0300  1
1997 Javitt DC, Strous RD, Grochowski S, Ritter W, Cowan N. Impaired precision, but normal retention, of auditory sensory ("echoic") memory information in schizophrenia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 106: 315-24. PMID 9131851 DOI: 10.1037//0021-843X.106.2.315  1
1996 Multhaup KS, Balota DA, Cowan N. Implications of aging, lexicality, and item length for the mechanisms underlying memory span. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 3: 112-20. PMID 24214812 DOI: 10.3758/BF03210750  1
1996 Saults JS, Cowan N. The development of memory for ignored speech. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 63: 239-61. PMID 8812050 DOI: 10.1006/jecp.1996.0049  1
1996 Cowan N. Can we resolve contradictions between process dissociation models? Consciousness and Cognition. 5: 255-9. PMID 8733935 DOI: 10.1006/ccog.1996.0016  1
1996 Cowan N, Stadler MA. Estimating unconscious processes: implications of a general class of models. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 125: 195-200. PMID 8683194  1
1996 Cowan N. Short-Term Memory, Working Memory, and Their Importance in Language Processing Topics in Language Disorders. 17: 1-18.  1
1995 Wood N, Cowan N. The cocktail party phenomenon revisited: how frequent are attention shifts to one's name in an irrelevant auditory channel? Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 21: 255-60. PMID 7876773  1
1995 Wood NL, Cowan N. The cocktail party phenomenon revisited: attention and memory in the classic selective listening procedure of Cherry (1953). Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 124: 243-62. PMID 7673862  1
1995 Cowan N. Sensory memory and its role in information processing. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology. Supplement. 44: 21-31. PMID 7649024  1
1995 Keller TA, Cowan N, Saults JS. Can auditory memory for tone pitch be rehearsed? Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 21: 635-45. PMID 7602265 DOI: 10.1037//0278-7393.21.3.635  0.88
1995 Cowan N, Greenspahn E. Timed reactions to an object in apparent motion: evidence on Cartesian and non-Cartesian perceptual hypotheses. Perception & Psychophysics. 57: 546-54. PMID 7596751 DOI: 10.3758/BF03213079  1
1995 Gillam RB, Cowan N, Day LS. Sequential memory in children with and without language impairment. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research. 38: 393-402. PMID 7596105  1
1995 Strous RD, Cowan N, Ritter W, Javitt DC. Auditory sensory ("echoic") memory dysfunction in schizophrenia. The American Journal of Psychiatry. 152: 1517-9. PMID 7573594 DOI: 10.1176/ajp.152.10.1517  1
1994 Cowan N, Wood NL, Borne DN. Reconfirmation of the short-term storage concept Psychological Science. 5: 103-106. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.1994.tb00639.x  1
1994 Cowan N. Mechanisms of Verbal Short-Term Memory Current Directions in Psychological Science. 3: 185-189. DOI: 10.1111/1467-8721.ep10770705  1
1994 Cowan N, Keller TA, Hulme C, Roodenrys S, Mcdougall S, Rack J. Verbal Memory Span in Children: Speech Timing Clues to the Mechanisms Underlying Age and Word Length Effects Journal of Memory and Language. 33: 234-250. DOI: 10.1006/jmla.1994.1012  1
1994 Keller TA, Cowan N. Developmental Increase in the Duration of Memory for Tone Pitch Developmental Psychology. 30: 855-863.  1
1993 Cowan N. Activation, attention, and short-term memory. Memory & Cognition. 21: 162-7. PMID 8469124 DOI: 10.3758/BF03202728  1
1993 Massaro DW, Cowan N. Information processing models: microscopes of the mind. Annual Review of Psychology. 44: 383-425. PMID 8434893 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.ps.44.020193.002123  1
1992 Cowan N. Verbal memory span and the timing of spoken recall Journal of Memory and Language. 31: 668-684. DOI: 10.1016/0749-596X(92)90034-U  1
1991 Cowan N, Saults JS, Winterowd C, Sherk M. Enhancement of 4-year-old children's memory span for phonologically similar and dissimilar word lists. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 51: 30-52. PMID 2010726 DOI: 10.1016/0022-0965(91)90076-5  1
1991 Cowan N. Recurrent speech patterns as cues to the segmentation of multisyllabic sequences. Acta Psychologica. 77: 121-35. PMID 1759588 DOI: 10.1016/0001-6918(91)90027-W  1
1991 Cowan N. Neuropsychology and mental structure: Where do we go from here 1 Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 14: 445-446. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00070680  1
1990 Balota DA, Cowan N, Engle RW. Suffix interference in the recall of linguistically coherent speech. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 16: 446-56. PMID 2140403  1
1990 Cowan N, Lichty W, Grove TR. Properties of memory for unattended spoken syllables. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 16: 258-69. PMID 2137865  1
1990 Cowan N. Converging evidence about information processing Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 13: 237-238. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00078456  1
1989 Cowan N. The reality of cross-modal Stroop effects. Perception & Psychophysics. 45: 87-8. PMID 2913575 DOI: 10.3758/BF03208039  1
1989 Cowan N. Acquisition of Pig Latin: a case study. Journal of Child Language. 16: 365-86. PMID 2760132 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000900010461  1
1989 Cowan N. A reply to Miles, Madden, and Jones (1989): Mistakes and other flaws in the challenge to the cross-modal Stroop effect Perception &Amp; Psychophysics. 45: 82-84. DOI: 10.3758/BF03208037  1
1989 Cowan N. Speech perception by ear, eye, hand, and mind Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 12: 759-760. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00025668  1
1988 Cowan N. Evolving conceptions of memory storage, selective attention, and their mutual constraints within the human information-processing system. Psychological Bulletin. 104: 163-91. PMID 3054993  1
1987 Cowan N, Cartwright C, Winterowd C, Sherk M. An adult model of preschool children's speech memory. Memory & Cognition. 15: 511-7. PMID 3695945 DOI: 10.3758/BF03198385  1
1987 Cowan N, Leavitt LA. The developmental course of two children who could talk backward five years ago. Journal of Child Language. 14: 393-5. PMID 3611251 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000900013015  1
1987 Cowan N, Barron A. Cross-modal, auditory-visual Stroop interference and possible implications for speech memory. Perception & Psychophysics. 41: 393-401. PMID 3601620 DOI: 10.3758/BF03203031  1
1987 Cowan N. Auditory sensory storage in relation to the growth of sensation and acoustic information extraction. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 13: 204-15. PMID 2953851  1
1986 Cowan N, Morse PA. The use of auditory and phonetic memory in vowel discrimination Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 79: 500-507. PMID 3950203 DOI: 10.1121/1.393537  1
1986 Cowan N, Kielbasa L. Temporal properties of memory for speech in preschool children. Memory & Cognition. 14: 382-90. PMID 3773704 DOI: 10.3758/BF03197013  1
1986 Cowan N. A matrix of consonant-cluster-free monosyllabic words in English Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, &Amp; Computers. 18: 434-446. DOI: 10.3758/BF03201406  1
1985 Cowan N, Braine MDS, Leavitt LA. The phonological and metaphonological representation of speech: Evidence from fluent backward talkers Journal of Memory and Language. 24: 679-698. DOI: 10.1016/0749-596X(85)90053-1  1
1984 Cowan N. On short and long auditory stores Psychological Bulletin. 96: 341-370. PMID 6385047 DOI: 10.1037/0033-2909.96.2.341  1
1982 Petrovich Bartell N, Cowan N, Morse PA. Mothers' perceptions of infant distress vocalizations Journal of Speech and Hearing Research. 25: 371-376. PMID 7176609  1
1982 Cowan N, Suomi K, Morse PA. Echoic storage in infant perception Child Development. 53: 984-990. PMID 7128263  1
1982 Cowan N, Leavitt LA. Talking backward: exceptional speech play in late childhood Journal of Child Language. 9: 481-495. PMID 7119046 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000900004827  1
1982 Cowan N, Leavitt LA, Massaro DW, Kent RD. A fluent backward talker. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research. 25: 48-53. PMID 7087425 DOI: 10.1044/jshr.2501.48  1
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