Conceptual and perceptual processes in prospective remembering: differential influence of attentional resources.

@article{McGann2002ConceptualAP,
  title={Conceptual and perceptual processes in prospective remembering: differential influence of attentional resources.},
  author={Deborah McGann and Judith Ellis and Alan B. Milne},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  year={2002},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={1021-32}
}
Does prospective remembering rely on strategic, attentionally demanding processes? We report three experiments suggesting that the extent to which attentional processes are required varies according to the character of ongoing task processing. Study-test changes in the semantic context of targets had a negative effect on prospective memory performance when participants were engaged in a conceptually focused (sentence verification) task (Experiment 1). Similarly, prospective remembering was… CONTINUE READING

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