Category Switch TaskFREE for use with an Inquisit Lab or Inquisit Web license.
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Category Switch Task
A task switching paradigm in which participants must switch according to an unpredictable cue between two word categorization tasks as described by Friedman et al (2008).
Duration: 7 minutes
(Requires Inquisit Lab)
(Run with Inquisit Web)
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Mayr, U., & Kliegl, R. (2000). Task-set switching and long-term memory retrieval. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 26, 1124–1140.
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.