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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 2253 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 344 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 110 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...