More learned irrelevance than perseveration errors in rule shifting in healthy subjects

@article{Maes2004MoreLI,
  title={More learned irrelevance than perseveration errors in rule shifting in healthy subjects},
  author={Joseph H. R. Maes and Marjolein Damen and Paul A. T. M. Eling},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2004},
  volume={54},
  pages={201-211}
}
The present experiments examined the extent to which two possible sources of error affect healthy subjects' performance in a rule-shift task. All 115 participants first received a discrimination learning task, in which a pair of different visual stimuli was presented on each trial, one of which had to be identified as 'correct.' Each stimulus varied in two dimensions: a task-relevant and a task-irrelevant dimension. Feedback on correctness was given after each choice. After eight successive… CONTINUE READING

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