Concurrent deployment of visual attention and response selection bottleneck in a dual-task: Electrophysiological and behavioural evidence

@article{Reimer2017ConcurrentDO,
  title={Concurrent deployment of visual attention and response selection bottleneck in a dual-task: Electrophysiological and behavioural evidence},
  author={Christina B. Reimer and Tilo Strobach and Torsten Schubert},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={70},
  pages={2460 - 2477}
}
Visual attention and response selection are limited in capacity. Here, we investigated whether visual attention requires the same bottleneck mechanism as response selection in a dual-task of the psychological refractory period (PRP) paradigm. The dual-task consisted of an auditory two-choice discrimination Task 1 and a conjunction search Task 2, which were presented at variable temporal intervals (stimulus onset asynchrony, SOA). In conjunction search, visual attention is required to select… 
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