The Interruption of Tasks: Methodological, Factual, and Theoretical Issues.

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After describing the criterion scores which have been used to assess behavior in the interrupted task paradigm (ITP), a summary of the research literature is presented. ITP as a source of data for evaluating the psychoanalytic theory of repression is found not to allow for the separation of learning and retention effects, and so is not well suited to the… (More)

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@article{Butterfield1964TheIO, title={The Interruption of Tasks: Methodological, Factual, and Theoretical Issues.}, author={Emma Butterfield}, journal={Psychological bulletin}, year={1964}, volume={62}, pages={309-22} }