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Individual differences in components of reaction time distributions and their relations to working memory and intelligence.
The authors bring together approaches from cognitive and individual differences psychology to model characteristics of reaction time distributions beyond measures of central tendency. Ex-GaussianExpand
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Working memory capacity - facets of a cognitive ability construct
Abstract Working memory capacity is differentiated theoretically along two dimensions: contents and functions. The resulting 3×3 matrix was operationalized by 23 tasks sampled from the literature.Expand
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The multiple faces of working memory: Storage, processing, supervision, and coordination
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We investigate the distinctiveness of working memory functions and their components against the background of a multi-facet model and propose a taxonomy of functional and content-related facets. Expand
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Working memory and intelligence--their correlation and their relation: comment on Ackerman, Beier, and Boyle (2005).
On the basis of a meta-analysis of pairwise correlations between working memory tasks and cognitive ability measures, P. L. Ackerman, M. E. Beier, and M. O. Boyle (2005; see record 2004-22408-002)Expand
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Measuring slips and lapses when they occur – Ambulatory assessment in application to cognitive failures
Cognitive failures are lapses in attention, cognition, and actions that everybody experiences in everyday life. Self-reports are mainly used for assessment but those instruments are memory-biased andExpand
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The Cue Is the Key
In contrast to former tests, the Magdeburg Test of Social Intelligence measures social understanding with a scenario approach. Each scenario is based on one real target person and includes bothExpand
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Experimental Evaluation of Near- and Far-Transfer Effects of an Adaptive Multicomponent Working Memory Training
Summary An important question in cognitive science today is whether working memory training leads to transfer effects. Training studies reported no transfer as well as far transfer to untrainedExpand
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Reviving the search for social intelligence - : A multitrait-multimethod study of its structure and construct validity
Abstract The present study conceptualized social intelligence as a performance construct and thus is based on Thorndike’s idea of social intelligence as a mental ability distinct from abstract andExpand
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