TB6 P&C Lecture 1; Models of attention

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1. In Broadbents filter model, does the Short term store (S system) operate in parallel, physical features and unlimited capacity?

  • False, it operates serially
  • False
  • True
  • False, it has limited capacity
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2. According to Kahnemans capacity model, why does the dual task decrement arise?

  • Practice effects
  • Researcher bias
  • The task requires more resources than currently available
  • Task interference

3. What is the concept of 'Pigeon-holing'?

  • Once a category is establish, members are selected on the basis of bias to the category rather than on physical features
  • Selection of events with particular physical features = processing
  • Only processing events which belong to a particular category. Takes practice to establish categories/members

4. What is the concept of 'Categorising'?

  • Once a category is establish, members are selected on the basis of bias to the category rather than on physical features
  • Only processing events which belong to a particular category. Takes practice to establish categories/members
  • Selection of events with particular physical features = processing

5. On what basis does an early selection model operate on?

  • A late semantic analysis (language, meaning of words), no perceptual analysis
  • An early perceptual basis (l/r ear), no semantic analysis
  • An early semantic analysis (name, gender), no perceptual analysis
  • An early perceptua basis (tone of voice, sex, human), no semantic analysis

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