The relationship between the ability to divide attention and standard measures of general cognitive abilities

@inproceedings{BenShakhar2001TheRB,
  title={The relationship between the ability to divide attention and standard measures of general cognitive abilities},
  author={Gershon Ben-Shakhar and Limor Sheffer},
  year={2001}
}
Abstract This study focused on individual differences in the ability to allocate processing resources among competing tasks and its relationship with general cognitive ability. Fifty participants performed three single tasks and two types of dual tasks composed of pairs of the single tasks. Two single tasks and one dual task were repeated three times. Individual differences in dual task performance exhibited satisfactory levels of test–retest reliabilities. In addition, performance on the dual… CONTINUE READING

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