Modern mental chronometry

@article{Meyer1988ModernMC,
  title={Modern mental chronometry},
  author={David E. Meyer and Allen Osman and David E. Irwin and Steven Yantis},
  journal={Biological Psychology},
  year={1988},
  volume={26},
  pages={3-67}
}
Mental chronometry, in which conclusions about human information processing are reached through measures of subjects' reaction time, has contributed substantially to studies of cognition and action. During the evolution of the chronometric paradigm, several key issues have emerged. The issues concern (a) the existence of separable processing stages, (b) the degree to which various stages of processing produce partial outputs before they are completed, and (c) the discrete versus continuous form… Expand
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