02-21 lecture Slides (Final)

E on a continuum automatic processes controlled

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Unformatted text preview: control) n༆  Attention can be allocated not only to specific locations but also to specific objects Automatic vs. Controlled Processes Automatic Processes Controlled Processes Involve a minimal amount of mental resources Require a deliberate allocation of mental resources Performance of highly familiar/ skilled tasks Performance of unfamiliar tasks or acquisition of new skills Criteria for Automatic vs. Controlled Processes Automatic Processes (1) Amount of intentional effort Controlled Processes Minimum High (2) Degree of conscious awareness Low High (3) Type of processing Parallel processing (simultaneous) Serial processing (one at a time) (4) Speed of processing Typically fast Typically slow (5) Pattern of interference A+A: No or little dual- task interference C+C: A lot of mutual interference 3 2/21/13 More on Automatic vs. Controlled Processes n༆  Automatic and controlled processes are a matter of degree (i.e., on a continuum) Automatic Processes Controlled Processes n༆  Some evidence: Stroop e...
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