Academic staff – University of Copenhagen

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Axel Larsen

Axel Larsen

Emeritus

Primary fields of research

Cognitive psychology, visual imagery, cognitive neuroscience

Current research

Visual short term memory is limited in terms of number of objects (ususally 3-4) that can be retained, and with respect to how they may be transformed with respect to shape. The interaction between visual attention, which control entry into short-term memory, visual transformations of encoded objects, and our limited short-term memory capacity is investigated experimentally and by computer simulations.

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