Effects of phonological length on the attentional blink for words.

@article{Olson2001EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of phonological length on the attentional blink for words.},
  author={Ingrid R. Olson and Marvin M. Chun and Adam K. Anderson},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={
          1116-23
        }
}
  • I. Olson, M. Chun, A. Anderson
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance
The authors tested whether the attentional blink (AB), a deficit in the ability to report a second target appearing within half a second of a first target, may reflect limitations for consolidating visual stimuli into working memory and awareness. Previous research has shown that people are severely limited in the rate that they can identify and report visual events presented in rapid succession. Word length was examined, a variable known to affect verbal working memory. Experiment 1 showed… Expand
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