The domain of supervisory processes and temporal organization of behaviour.

  title={The domain of supervisory processes and temporal organization of behaviour.},
  author={Tim Shallice and Paul W. Burgess},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  volume={351 1346},
          1405-11; discussion 1411-2
  • T. Shallice, P. Burgess
  • Published 29 October 1996
  • Psychology
  • Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
The possibility that the supervisory system of Norman & Shallice (1986) can be fractionated into different subprocesses is discussed. It is argued that confronting a novel situation effectively requires a variety of different types of process. It is then argued that evidence of separability of different processes may be obtained by the observation of very low correlations across patients on more than one measure on each of which frontal patients show a performance deficit. Examples of this are… 

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