Externalization, Counter-examples, and the Abstract Selection Task

@inproceedings{Green1995ExternalizationCA,
  title={Externalization, Counter-examples, and the Abstract Selection Task},
  author={David W. Green},
  year={1995}
}
The five experiments reported in this paper examined the effect of two theoretically motivated, explicit mental procedures on performance in different versions of the four-card, abstract selection task. There was no overall benefit as a result of carrying out these procedures; instead, performance depended upon the extent to which subjects carried out the procedures successfully. Most crucially, the experiments demonstrated that correct selection depends not simply upon envisaging the right… CONTINUE READING

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