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A task designed by Altman et al (2014) measuring the impact of short interruptions on placekeeping and procedural errors.
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Last Updated
Mar 13, 2024, 4:14PM


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Altmann, E., Trafton, J., Hambrick, D., & Gauthier, Isabel. (2014). Momentary Interruptions Can Derail the Train of Thought. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143(1), 215-226.

Hambrick, D., & Altmann, Z. (2015). The role of placekeeping ability in fluid intelligence. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22(4), 1104-1110.

Altmann, & Trafton. (2015). Brief Lags in Interrupted Sequential Performance: Evaluating a Model and Model Evaluation Method. International Journal of Human - Computer Studies, 79, 51-65.