Recent Probes Task

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Recent Probes Task

A short term recognition task developed by Jonides & Nee (2006) that employs proactive interference to measure response inhibition.
Duration: 25 minutes
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Last Updated
Mar 13, 2024, 4:13PM


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Jonides, J., & Nee, D. E. (2006). Brain mechanisms of proactive interference in working memory. Neuroscience, 139, 181–193.

Nee, D. E., & Jonides, J. (2009). Common and distinct neural correlates of perceptual and memorial selection. NeuroImage, 45, 963–975.

Nelson, Reuter-Lorenz, Persson, Sylvester, & Jonides. (2009). Mapping interference resolution across task domains: A shared control process in left inferior frontal gyrus. Brain Research, 1256, 92-100.

Campoy, G. (2011). Retroactive interference in short-term memory and the word-length effect. Acta Psychologica, 138(1), 135-142.

Mercer, T., & Duffy, P. (2014). The loss of residual visual memories over the passage of time. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1-7.

Loosli, Sandra V., Rahm, Benjamin, Unterrainer, Josef M., Weiller, Cornelius, & Kaller, Christoph P. (2014). Developmental Change in Proactive Interference across the Life Span: Evidence from Two Working Memory Tasks. Developmental Psychology, 50(4), 1060-1072.

Svaldi, Schmitz, Trentowska, Tuschen-Caffier, Berking, & Naumann. (2014). Cognitive interference and a food-related memory bias in binge eating disorder. Appetite, 72, 28-36.

Stahl, C.; Voss, A.; Schmitz, F.; Nuszbaum, M.; Tüscher, O.; Lieb, K.; Klauer, K.C. (2014). Behavioral components of impulsivity Journal of experimental psychology: General, Vol.143(2), pp.850-86