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Automaticity versus time-sharing in timing and tracking dual-task performance
Psychological research (1998)
  • Scott W. Brown, University of Southern Maine
Examined the interfering effects of a manual tracking task on timing performance. Ss generated a series of 5-sec temporal productions under control (timing only) and experimental (timing and pursuit rotor tracking) conditions. Timing was more variable under experimental conditions, a finding consistent with attentional models which argue that timing tasks compete with concurrent distractor tasks for limited processing resources.
  • dual task performance,
  • timing & tracking
Publication Date
February, 1998
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Citation Information
Scott W. Brown. "Automaticity versus time-sharing in timing and tracking dual-task performance" Psychological research Vol. 61 Iss. 1 (1998)
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