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    Verbal Working Memory and Sentence Comprehension.David Caplan & Gloria S. Waters - 1999 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (1):77-94.
    This target article discusses the verbal working memory system used in sentence comprehension. We review the concept of working memory as a short-duration system in which small amounts of information are simultaneously stored and manipulated in the service of accomplishing a task. We summarize the argument that syntactic processing in sentence comprehension requires such a storage and computational system. We then ask whether the working memory system used in syntactic processing is the same as that used in verbally mediated tasks (...)
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    The Capacity Theory of Sentence Comprehension: Critique of Just and Carpenter.Gloria S. Waters & David Caplan - 1996 - Psychological Review 103 (4):761-772.
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    Working Memory and Connectionist Models of Parsing: A Reply to MacDonald and Christiansen.David Caplan & Gloria Waters - 2002 - Psychological Review 109 (1):66-74.
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    Issues Regarding General and Domain-Specific Resources.David Caplan & Gloria Waters - 1999 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (1):114-122.
    Commentaries on our target article raise further questions about the validity of an undifferentiated central executive that supplies resources to all verbal tasks. Working memory tasks are more likely to measure divided attention capacities and the efficiency of performing tasks within specific domains than a shared resource pool. In our response to the commentaries, we review and further expand upon empirical findings that relate performance on working memory tasks to sentence processing, concluding that our view that the two are not (...)
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    Language Comprehension and Verbal Working Memory.Gloria S. Waters & David Caplan - 2003 - In L. Nadel (ed.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Nature Publishing Group.