Task set switching in schizophrenia.

  title={Task set switching in schizophrenia.},
  author={John E Levine and Nachshon Meiran and Avishai Henik},
  volume={14 3},
The authors used a task-switching paradigm to investigate set shifting ability in schizophrenia. This paradigm included 2 choice reaction time (RT) tasks: up-down and right-left. Switching tasks were associated with costs (i.e., longer RT in task-switch trials than in task-repetition trials); patients responded more slowly than controls and suffered greater switching costs, were as efficient as controls in engaging in an upcoming task set, and were faster than controls in disengaging from the… CONTINUE READING
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