Costs of a predictable switch between simple cognitive tasks following severe closed-head injury.

@article{SchmitterEdgecombe2006CostsOA,
  title={Costs of a predictable switch between simple cognitive tasks following severe closed-head injury.},
  author={Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe and Michelle Langill},
  journal={Neuropsychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={675-84}
}
The authors used a predictable, externally cued task-switching paradigm to investigate executive control in a severe closed-head injury (CHI) population. Eighteen individuals with severe CHI and 18 controls switched between classifying whether a digit was odd or even and whether a letter was a consonant or vowel on every 4th trial. The target stimuli appeared in a circle divided into 8 equivalent parts. Presentation of the stimuli rotated clockwise. Participants performed the switching task at… CONTINUE READING
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