CogLab 8- Operation Span

CogLab 8- Operation Span - whether the answer provided was...

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COGLAB 8: OPERATION SPAN - TURNER & ENGLE (1989) developed a task called “OPERATION- WORD- SPAN” (OSPAN) that determined whether there’s a general capacity for all working memory tasks. -OSPAN predicts verbal abilities & reading comprehension even though subject is solving a math problem -Subjects were asked to read & verify simple math problems, then indicate
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Unformatted text preview: whether the answer provided was correct. Then saw a word, which you were asked to read out loud. Math problems & words alternated, until you were asked to recall the words in the same order in which they were presented. INDEPENDENT VARIABLES-None...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course PSY 305 taught by Professor Reeves during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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