Impulsivity and speed-accuracy tradeoffs in information processing.

  title={Impulsivity and speed-accuracy tradeoffs in information processing.},
  author={S J Dickman and David E. Meyer},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={54 2},
Despite its theoretical importance for such areas of research as reflection-impulsivity (Kagan, 1966), there is little evidence to support the assumption that individual differences in the personality trait of impulsivity are associated with differences in the willingness to sacrifice accuracy for speed of information processing. The present studies explored this association further. In Experiment 1, high, medium, and low impulsives (identified by self-report) performed a visual-comparison task… CONTINUE READING

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