Refractory Period, Psychological

Known as: Psychological Refractory Periods, Refractory Periods, Psychologic, Period, Psychological Refractory 
A delayed response interval occurring when two stimuli are presented in close succession.
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2012
2012
Doing two things at once is difficult. When two tasks have to be performed within a short interval, the second is sharply delayed… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Participants attempted to perform two tasks concurrently during simulated driving. In the choice task, they responded either… (More)
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2003
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2003
The authors examined the role of online order control in the psychological refractory period (PRP) paradigm. In the first 2… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
The authors present the central capacity sharing (CCS) model and derive equations describing its behaviors to explain results… (More)
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2003
2003
Three experiments examined the effects of task switching and response correspondence in a psychological refractory period… (More)
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2001
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2001
The authors describe ACT-R/perceptual-motor (ACT-R/PM), an integrated theory of cognition, perception, and action that consists… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Can people learn to perform two tasks at the same time without interference? To answer this question, the authors trained 6… (More)
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1994
Review
1994
People often have trouble performing 2 relatively simple tasks concurrently. The causes of this interference and its implications… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
We sought to measure separately the motor potentials for each of 2 concurrent tasks and to use these measurements to identify the… (More)
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1973
Highly Cited
1973
The psychological refractory period (PRP) effect of interference between 2 choice reaction time tasks a t short intertask… (More)
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