The effects of ordinal load on incidental temporal learning.

  title={The effects of ordinal load on incidental temporal learning.},
  author={Susana O. Silva and Karl Magnus Petersson and S{\~a}o Lu{\'i}s Castro},
  journal={Quarterly journal of experimental psychology},
  volume={70 4},
How can we grasp the temporal structure of events? A few studies have indicated that representations of temporal structure are acquired when there is an intention to learn, but not when learning is incidental. Response-to-stimulus intervals, uncorrelated temporal structures, unpredictable ordinal information, and lack of metrical organization have been pointed out as key obstacles to incidental temporal learning, but the literature includes piecemeal demonstrations of learning under all these… CONTINUE READING