Stephan Dutke

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On the basis of attention allocation models of time estimation, the role of working memory in prospective duration reproduction is explored. In four experiments, adult participants performed a counting task (duration, 400 sec) that allowed coordinative and sequential demands on working memory to be varied. After completing the counting task, the(More)
Substantial evidence suggests that test anxiety is associated with poor performance in complex tasks. Based on the differentiation of coordinative and sequential demands on working memory (Mayr & Kliegl, 1993), two studies examined the effects of sequential demands on the relationship between test anxiety and cognitive performance. Both studies found that(More)
La visualisation de l'information guidant l'utilisateur dans l'interface homme— ordinateur est devenue l'une des activités les plus recherchées dans l'exploita tion de Ia bureautique et des systèmes informatisés. On étudie id Ia relation entre les visualisations, l'exploration active du système et le traitementdes erreurs de manipulation. On décrit, dans Ia(More)
We investigated how the updating of spatial situation models during narrative comprehension depends on the interaction of cognitive abilities and text characteristics. Participants with low verbal and visuospatial abilities and participants with high abilities read narratives in which the protagonist's motions in a fictitious building were either highly(More)
The paper highlights the importance of looking at individual differences in working memory in order to understand complex social perceptual processes such as the construction of mental clique models from pairwise sentiment relations. We found that working memory resources constituted a limiting factor in the integra-tive perception of sentiment patterns(More)
Anaphor resolution has been found to depend on the spatial distance between the reader's focus of attention and the location of the anaphor referent in a spatially organized situation model (spatial distance effect; Rinck & Bower, 1995). This effect implies that a) the situation model is spatially organized and b) spatial distance has a stronger effect on(More)
The crossover effect (Mani & Johnson-Laird, 1982) predicts that a mental model is more likely to be available after reading a determinate description of a spatial scene than after reading an indeterminate description whereas the reverse should apply to the propositional text representation. Although attempts to replicate this pattern were less than(More)
Although the term " Computer Supported Cooperative Work " (CSCW) finds its roots in the mideighties and has been the topic to various conferences and research programs, the best-selling software applications of this area consist of nothing else but flavoured electronic mail and a shared database. With some exceptions to the rule, e.g. hot-line support(More)
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