Modularity beyond perception: evidence from the PRP paradigm.

  title={Modularity beyond perception: evidence from the PRP paradigm.},
  author={Hagit Magen and Asher Cohen},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  volume={36 2},
The Dimension Action (DA) model asserts that the visual system is modular, and that each task involves multiple-response mechanisms rather than a unitary-response selection mechanism. The model has been supported by evidence from single-task interference paradigms. We use the psychological refractory period paradigm and show that dual-task performance can also be explained by the DA model. In 6 experiments we contrasted predictions from the DA model with predictions from the Response Selection… CONTINUE READING
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