Class Notes (1,100,000)
CA (640,000)
U of G (30,000)
PSYC (4,000)
PSYC 2650 (200)
Lecture 10

2650 Lecture 10: PSYCH 2650 LECTURE 10

Course Code
PSYC 2650
Dan Meegan

This preview shows half of the first page. to view the full 3 pages of the document.
Monday, January 26, 2015
PSYCH 2650
Attention: Part 2
Divided Attention
* texting while driving
short answer questions
-material related to the third lab, hypothesis
-neuropsychology (general) hypothesis - how do recognize objects (faces are unique)
Lab 2
-slow reaction times on neutral trials show the costs of dividing attention between
-the fact that you are dividing attention, takes more time!
-correct and neutral can be disregarded as an advantage of focused or disadvantage
for divided
Dual-Task Studies
-subjects are asked to do two things that overlap in time, and both require attentional
-task 1: visual; left hand
-task 2: auditory right hand
*ability to deicide are attention to both tasks
IV: SOA between task 1 and task 2
SOA ranged from 9ms - 1150ms
*it affects the performance task 1 (texting) what suffers is task 2 (driving)
*low reaction time is good but we are bad at task two which means that the visual is
presented you have to do more work on task 1 before you go to task 2 its going to
cost you reaction time
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version