An irrelevant speech effect with repeated and continuous background speech.

Abstract

The irrelevant speech effect is the impairment of task performance by the presentation of to-be-ignored speech stimuli. Typically, the irrelevant speech comprises a variety of sounds, but previous research (e.g., Jones, Madden, & Miles, 1992) has suggested that the deleterious effect of background speech is virtually eliminated if the speech comprises… (More)
DOI: 10.3758/BF03210978

1 Figure or Table

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics