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The effects of recent practice on task switching.

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Four experiments investigated the effect of recent selective practice on the cost of switching between 2 tasks afforded by letter-digit pairs: alphabet arithmetic and shape comparison. Experiments 1 and 2 found a greater cost associated with switching to the more recently practiced task: evidence that task-set inertia contributes to switching costs. Experiment 3 found this effect to be limited to trials on which a recently trained stimulus followed another such stimulus: a result problematic ...

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10.1037/0096-1523.29.5.919

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance
Volume:
29
Issue:
5
Pages:
919-936
Publication date:
2003-10-01
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EISSN:
1939-1277
ISSN:
0096-1523
Source identifiers:
22834
Language:
English
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uuid:895b6dfe-054c-4ed4-829a-528da92bba36
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pubs:22834
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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