Post-completion errors in problem solving

  title={Post-completion errors in problem solving},
  author={Simon Y. W. Li and Ann Blandford and Paul Cairns and Richard M. Young},
A post-completion error is a specific form of omission error occurring after some task goal has been accomplished – for example, forgetting to collect your original after photocopying. Using a novel experimental paradigm, this study demonstrates the cognitive robustness of postcompletion error: that it occurs not only in routine procedural tasks but also in problem-solving situations. The effect of a simple static visual cue to mitigate the error was also assessed by testing two different… CONTINUE READING
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