Attentional control adjustments in Eriksen and Stroop task performance can be independent of response conflict

@article{Lamers2011AttentionalCA,
  title={Attentional control adjustments in Eriksen and Stroop task performance can be independent of response conflict},
  author={M. Lamers and A. Roelofs},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={64},
  pages={1056 - 1081}
}
  • M. Lamers, A. Roelofs
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
In the Eriksen flanker and colour-word Stroop tasks, the response time (RT) difference between incongruent and congruent trials is smaller following incongruent trials than following congruent trials: the “Gratton effect” (Gratton, Coles, & Donchin, 1992). According to the prevailing conflict-monitoring theory (Botvinick, Braver, Barch, Carter, & Cohen, 2001), the Gratton effect reflects attentional control adjustment following response conflict on incongruent trials. However, because previous… Expand

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