Within-task switching in the verbal domain

  title={Within-task switching in the verbal domain},
  author={J. Gurd and Peter H. Weiss and Katrin Amunts and Gereon R. Fink},
Task-switching, a term that covers a wide range of different cognitive processes, is a topic of considerable current interest. We draw particular attention to verbal within-task switching in neurological patients and healthy volunteers. The paradigm employs two types of fluency tasks: (i) semantic category verbal fluency in which subjects covertly produce words from a predefined superordinate semantic category and (ii) automatic speech tasks in which subjects produce words from overlearned… CONTINUE READING