Sperling - in partial report with longer delays between stimulus presentation and sounding of the tone to report accuracy decreased to 4.5

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Sperling (1960) Hypothesis: mental picture of display disappeared / faded by the time you were  able to respond Design: whole report (report all items) partial report (Ss heard high, med. or low tone; they reported corresponding top,  middle, or bottom row of display) Results: whole report = 4.5 items partial report = 9 items (accuracy rate X # letters in display) (100% X 9 items = 9 items)
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Unformatted text preview: in partial report, with longer delays between stimulus presentation and sounding of the tone to report, accuracy decreased to 4.5 items (whole report levels) Fig. 4.1 Conclusion: icon fades after 1/2 second provides a framework for info-processing - info is held for a brief amount of time before that info is processed further (stages of processing - Atkinson-Shiffrin)...
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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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