Garner Interference Task

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Garner Interference Task

The Garner Interference Task of selective attention (Garner, 1976).
Duration: 30 minutes
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Garner, W.. (January 01, 1976). Interaction of stimulus dimensions in concept and choice processes. Cognitive Psychology, 8, 1, 98-123.

Ridderinkhof, K. R., van der Molen, M. W., Band, P. H., & Bashore, T. R. (1997). Sources of interference from irrelevant information: A developmental study. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 65, 315–341.

Gilboa-Schechtman, E., Ben-Artzi, E., Jeczemien, P., Marom, S., & Hermesh, H. (January 01, 2004). Depression impairs the ability to ignore the emotional aspects of facial expressions: Evidence from the Garner task. Cognition and Emotion, 18, 209-232.

Graham, R., & LaBar, K. S. (January 01, 2007). Garner interference reveals dependencies between emotional expression and gaze in face perception. Emotion (washington, D.c.), 7, 2, 296-313.