Brain mechanisms of serial and parallel processing during dual-task performance.

Abstract

The psychological refractory period (PRP) refers to the fact that humans typically cannot perform two tasks at once. Behavioral experiments have led to the proposal that, in fact, peripheral perceptual and motor stages continue to operate in parallel, and that only a central decision stage imposes a serial bottleneck. We tested this model using neuroimaging… (More)
DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0948-08.2008

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@article{Sigman2008BrainMO, title={Brain mechanisms of serial and parallel processing during dual-task performance.}, author={Mariano Sigman and Stanislas Dehaene}, journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience}, year={2008}, volume={28 30}, pages={7585-98} }