Concurrent task effects on memory retrieval.

@article{Rohrer2003ConcurrentTE,
  title={Concurrent task effects on memory retrieval.},
  author={Doug Rohrer and Harold Pashler},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  year={2003},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={96-103}
}
Previous studies combining continuous free recall with a concurrent task have generally shown that concurrent tasks impose fairly negligible effects on memory retrieval. By contrast, dual-task studies employing either cued recall or semantic retrieval reveal gross memory impairment and suggest that retrieval is delayed by the centrally demanding phase of… CONTINUE READING

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