Time and cognitive load in working memory.

  title={Time and cognitive load in working memory.},
  author={Pierre Barrouillet and Sophie Bernardin and Sophie Portrat and Evie Vergauwe and Val{\'e}rie Camos},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={33 3},
According to the time-based resource-sharing model (P. Barrouillet, S. Bernardin, & V. Camos, 2004), the cognitive load a given task involves is a function of the proportion of time during which it captures attention, thus impeding other attention-demanding processes. Accordingly, the present study demonstrates that the disruptive effect on concurrent maintenance of memory retrievals and response selections increases with their duration. Moreover, the effect on recall performance of concurrent… 

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