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Unformatted text preview: task-irrelevant information from working memory” • with age, children are increasingly able to inhibit prepotent (primary) and often inappropriate mental or behavioral responses from both internal and external sources and that these improved skills permit the more efficient execution of other cognitive operations. Resistance to interference : “susceptibility to performance decrements under conditions of multiple distracting stimuli” • i.e. dual tasks; when performing 1 task (watching TV) interferes with performance on a second task (doing homework), attention 03:08 03:08...
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This document was uploaded on 03/06/2011.
- Spring '11