Parallel memory retrieval in dual-task situations: I. Semantic memory.

@article{Logan2000ParallelMR,
  title={Parallel memory retrieval in dual-task situations: I. Semantic memory.},
  author={Gordon D. Logan and Matthew D. Schulkind},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={1072-90}
}
Can participants retrieve information about the 2nd of 2 stimuli while they are processing the 1st? Four experiments suggest they can. Reaction times to the 1st stimulus were faster if it came from the same category as the 2nd than if it came from a different category. This category-match effect was observed for letter-digit discrimination (Experiment 1… CONTINUE READING