Cavanagh et al test the sustained vs dynamic activity models of working memory.  They find that sustained activity does not maintain the memory of a cue location/response past a distractor.  Instead of sustained activity, they conclude that a dynamic population-level process underlies working memory.

Cavanagh, S. E., Towers, J. P., Wallis, J. D., Hunt, L. T., & Kennerley, S. W. (2017). Reconciling persistent and dynamic hypotheses of working memory coding in prefrontal cortex. bioRxiv, 231506.

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