Divided Attention and Dual Task Performance

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Divided Attention and Dual Task Performance difficult to attend to more that thing at the same time trying to attend to two stimuli at once and making multiple responses rather than making one response to multiple stimuli (interference)   Theoretical Interpretations of Divided Attention Capacity Theories limited amount of resources available to conduct tasks (Kahneman, 1973)
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Unformatted text preview: multiple resources, only one cognitive process can occur at a time (Pashler) Automaticity automatic processing: does not require attention driving a car & listening to the radio reading (as in the Stroop task) controlled processing: requires attention...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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