Beyond the answer: post-error processes.

@article{Kleiter1989BeyondTA,
  title={Beyond the answer: post-error processes.},
  author={Gernot D. Kleiter and K Schwarzenbacher},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={1989},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={255-77}
}
When you suspect that you just gave an erroneous answer to a question you stop and rethink. Suspected errors lead to a shift in the control and content of cognitive processes. In the present experiment we investigated the influence of errors upon heart rates and response latencies. Sixty-four subjects participated in an experiment in which each subject solved a sequence of 60 verbal analogies. The results demonstrated increased latencies after errors and decelerated heart rates during the post… CONTINUE READING