Rate of processing and judgment of response speed: comparing the effects of alcohol and practice
Maylor, Elizabeth A., Rabbitt, Patrick and Connolly, S. A. V.. (1989) Rate of processing and judgment of response speed: comparing the effects of alcohol and practice. Perception & Psychophysics, Vol.45 (No.5). pp. 431-438. ISSN 0031-5117Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/BF03210717
Subjects judged whether two visual patterns had the same shape under conditions in which the patterns could vary orthogonally in size and orientation. Analyses of reaction times and errors indicated that, before judging the correspondence between shapes, subjects normalized orientational variation by means of a continuous mental rotation. However, an analogous normalization for variation in size was not detected, and thus no evidence for an internal operation of size scaling was obtained in this experiment. The latter result is at variance with previous findings, and we discuss two possible explanations for this lack of effect.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Psychology|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Alcohol -- Physiological effect, Reaction time -- Effect of drugs on , Judgment, Cognition -- Testing, Human information processing -- Effect of drugs on|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Perception & Psychophysics|
|Publisher:||Springer New York LLC|
|Page Range:||pp. 431-438|
|Funder:||Medical Research Council of Great Britain (MRC)|
|Grant number:||G8221479 (MRC)|
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