TB6 P&C Lecture 1; Models of attention

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1. 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
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2. What defines the stimulus and response set?

  • STIMULUS = basis of the physical properties of the input, RESPONSE = basis of mental categories that do not share physical property
  • STIMULUS = basis of mental categories that do not share physical property RESPONSE = basis of the physical properties of the input

3. What was the IV in Broadbent (1954s) split-span procedure?

  • The voice with which the digits were presented
  • The tone at which the digits were presented
  • The rate at which the digits were presented
  • The colour in which the digits were presented

4. Was there a decrease in performance when pps had to switch between modalities in which the stimuli were presented? (Broadbent 1956)

  • No, alternating between modalities did not create a performance decrement
  • No, alternating between modalities did not create a performance decrement in spoken tasks
  • Yes, alternating between modalities created a performance decrement
  • Yes, alternating etween modalities created a performance decrement but only when it was visual-written

5. Which condition showed the best performance in Broadbents Split span procedure? (1954)?

  • The ear-by-ear
  • The ear-pair-ear
  • The pair-by-pair
  • The ear-by-pair

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