Unformatted text preview: again Treisman (1960) shadowing study what does this tell us? theoretically, difficult to attend to two things at once; can tell us what can draw attention. ..such as hearing your name in the unattended ear but when your attention gets drawn to the unattended ear, you lose information from tha attended ear ( cocktail party phenomenon .) practically, don't think you can do more that one at a time without one or both tasks suffering (e.g. reading a book for class and watching Melrose Place...
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, cocktail party effect, Dichotic listening