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Kane, Michael

UNCG

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The mediating role of mind wandering in the relationship between working memory capacity and reading comprehension. 2010 2281 The primary goal of this study was to investigate the mediating role of mind wandering in the relationship between working memory capacity (WMC) and reading comprehension as predicted by the executive-attention theory of WMC (e.g., Kane & Engle, 2...
Executive control and attentional scope in visual search: a latent variable investigation 2012 352 This study uses latent-variable analysis to investigate the roles of control and attentional scope aspects of working memory (WM) on three visual search tasks that the literature indicates involve controlled processing--preview search (Watson & Humph...
The role of working memory capacity and mind wandering in creativity and insight 2013 145 Conflicting theories suggest opposing predictions for the role of working memory capacity (WMC) and mind wandering in insight problem solving and creativity. The executive-control-benefit perspective suggests that insight problem solving and creativi...
Using dimensional overlap theory as a framework to explain the relationship between working memory capacity and cognitive control 2014 2 Three experiments examined the relation between working memory capacity (WMC) and two different forms of cognitive conflict: stimulus-stimulus (S-S) and stimulus-response (S-R) interference. My goal was to test whether WMC's relation to conflict-task...