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Auditory sensory memory and working memory skills: Association between frontal MMN and performance scores

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Auditory sensory memory and working memory skills : Association between frontal MMN and performance scores. / Bonetti, L; Haumann, N T; Brattico, E; Kliuchko, M; Vuust, P; Särkämö, T; Näätänen, R.

In: Brain Research, Vol. 1700, 01.12.2018, p. 86-98.

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title = "Auditory sensory memory and working memory skills: Association between frontal MMN and performance scores",
abstract = "OBJECTIVE: Memory is the faculty responsible for encoding, storing and retrieving information, comprising several sub-systems such as sensory memory (SM) and working memory (WM). Some previous studies exclusively using clinical population revealed associations between these two memory systems. Here we aimed at investigating the relation between modality-general WM performance and auditory SM formation indexed by magnetic mismatch negativity (MMN) responses in a healthy population of young adults.METHODS: Using magnetoencephalography (MEG), we recorded MMN amplitudes to changes related to six acoustic features (pitch, timbre, location, intensity, slide, and rhythm) inserted in a 4-tone sequence in 86 adult participants who were watching a silent movie. After the MEG recordings, participants were administered the WM primary subtests (Spatial Span and Letter Number Sequencing) of Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS).RESULTS: We found significant correlations between frontal MMN amplitudes to intensity and slide deviants and WM performance. In case of intensity, the relation was revealed in all participants, while for slide only in individuals with a musical background.CONCLUSIONS: Automatic neural responses to auditory feature changes are increased in individuals with higher visual WM performance.SIGNIFICANCE: Conscious WM abilities might be linked to pre-attentive sensory-specific neural skills of prediction and short-term storage of environmental regularities.",
author = "L Bonetti and Haumann, {N T} and E Brattico and M Kliuchko and P Vuust and T S{\"a}rk{\"a}m{\"o} and R N{\"a}{\"a}t{\"a}nen",
note = "Copyright {\textcopyright} 2018. Published by Elsevier B.V.",
year = "2018",
month = dec,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1016/j.brainres.2018.06.034",
language = "English",
volume = "1700",
pages = "86--98",
journal = "Brain Research",
issn = "0006-8993",
publisher = "Elsevier",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Auditory sensory memory and working memory skills

T2 - Association between frontal MMN and performance scores

AU - Bonetti, L

AU - Haumann, N T

AU - Brattico, E

AU - Kliuchko, M

AU - Vuust, P

AU - Särkämö, T

AU - Näätänen, R

N1 - Copyright © 2018. Published by Elsevier B.V.

PY - 2018/12/1

Y1 - 2018/12/1

N2 - OBJECTIVE: Memory is the faculty responsible for encoding, storing and retrieving information, comprising several sub-systems such as sensory memory (SM) and working memory (WM). Some previous studies exclusively using clinical population revealed associations between these two memory systems. Here we aimed at investigating the relation between modality-general WM performance and auditory SM formation indexed by magnetic mismatch negativity (MMN) responses in a healthy population of young adults.METHODS: Using magnetoencephalography (MEG), we recorded MMN amplitudes to changes related to six acoustic features (pitch, timbre, location, intensity, slide, and rhythm) inserted in a 4-tone sequence in 86 adult participants who were watching a silent movie. After the MEG recordings, participants were administered the WM primary subtests (Spatial Span and Letter Number Sequencing) of Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS).RESULTS: We found significant correlations between frontal MMN amplitudes to intensity and slide deviants and WM performance. In case of intensity, the relation was revealed in all participants, while for slide only in individuals with a musical background.CONCLUSIONS: Automatic neural responses to auditory feature changes are increased in individuals with higher visual WM performance.SIGNIFICANCE: Conscious WM abilities might be linked to pre-attentive sensory-specific neural skills of prediction and short-term storage of environmental regularities.

AB - OBJECTIVE: Memory is the faculty responsible for encoding, storing and retrieving information, comprising several sub-systems such as sensory memory (SM) and working memory (WM). Some previous studies exclusively using clinical population revealed associations between these two memory systems. Here we aimed at investigating the relation between modality-general WM performance and auditory SM formation indexed by magnetic mismatch negativity (MMN) responses in a healthy population of young adults.METHODS: Using magnetoencephalography (MEG), we recorded MMN amplitudes to changes related to six acoustic features (pitch, timbre, location, intensity, slide, and rhythm) inserted in a 4-tone sequence in 86 adult participants who were watching a silent movie. After the MEG recordings, participants were administered the WM primary subtests (Spatial Span and Letter Number Sequencing) of Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS).RESULTS: We found significant correlations between frontal MMN amplitudes to intensity and slide deviants and WM performance. In case of intensity, the relation was revealed in all participants, while for slide only in individuals with a musical background.CONCLUSIONS: Automatic neural responses to auditory feature changes are increased in individuals with higher visual WM performance.SIGNIFICANCE: Conscious WM abilities might be linked to pre-attentive sensory-specific neural skills of prediction and short-term storage of environmental regularities.

U2 - 10.1016/j.brainres.2018.06.034

DO - 10.1016/j.brainres.2018.06.034

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 29981723

VL - 1700

SP - 86

EP - 98

JO - Brain Research

JF - Brain Research

SN - 0006-8993

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