Inquisit Test Variants

Keep Track Task

A task in which participants must keep track of whether each of a series of words falls into one of n of categories as described by Friedman et al (2008).


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References

Yntema, D. B. (1963). Keeping track of several things at once. Human Factors, 5, 7–17.

Dafters, R. (2006). Chronic ecstasy (MDMA) use is associated with deficits in task-switching but not inhibition or memory updating executive functions. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 83(2), 181-184.

Friedman, N.P., Miyake, A., Young, S.E., DeFries, J.C., Corley, R.P., & Hewitt, J.K. (2008). Individual Differences in Executive Functions Are Almost Entirely Genetic in Origin. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 137, 201-225.

Tamnes, Christian K., Ostby, Ylva, Walhovd, Kristine B., Westlye, Lars T., Due-Tonnessen, Paulina, & Fjell, Anders M. (2010). Neuroanatomical Correlates of Executive Functions in Children and Adolescents: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Study of Cortical Thickness. Neuropsychologia, 48(9), 2496-2508.

Tamnes, Christian K., Walhovd, Kristine B., Grydeland, Håkon, Holland, Dominic, Østby, Ylva, Dale, Anders M., & Fjell, Anders M. (2013). Longitudinal Working Memory Development Is Related to Structural Maturation of Frontal and Parietal Cortices. 25(10), 1611-1623.

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