Driven to Distraction (IMAGE) University of Oregon Caption University of Oregon psychologist Ed Vogel studies working memory, which he likens to a computer's random access memory. People with a lot of RAM are able to stay on task easier. Credit University of Oregon Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.