• Psychology
  • Published 1983

The Cognitive Dimension of Writer's Block.

  title={The Cognitive Dimension of Writer's Block.},
  author={Mike C. Rose},
A study investigated cognitive behaviors and processes that contribute to writer's block. Subjects were 10 college undergraduates who had scored at the extreme ends of a writees_block measurement instrument. The 10, 6 "high-blockers" and 4 "low-blockers," varied in their English experience, class standing, and majors. Each was given a writing topic, allowed time to become familiar with it, and then left alone to write for 1 hour. Two videotape machines recorded the students' behaviors and the… CONTINUE READING


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