Instruction-based task-rule congruency effects.

  title={Instruction-based task-rule congruency effects.},
  author={Baptist Liefooghe and Dorit Wenke and Jan De Houwer},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={38 5},
In the present study, we investigated the functional characteristics of task sets that were never applied before and were formed only on the basis of instructions. We tested if such task sets could elicit a task-rule congruency effect, which implies the automatic activation of responses in the context of another task. To this end, a novel procedure was developed that revealed instruction-based task-rule congruency effects in 2 experiments. Although the effect seems quite general (Experiment 1… CONTINUE READING
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