Measuring the Mind: Speed, Control, and Age

Measuring the Mind: Speed, Control, and Age

by John Duncan

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ISBN-10: 0198566417

ISBN-13: 9780198566410

Pub. Date: 10/01/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Oxford University Press, USA
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9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Reaction time and mental speed
1. Ageing and response times: a comparison of sequential sampling models, Roger Ratcliff, Anjali Thapar, Philip L. Smith & Gail McKoon
2. Inconsistency in response time as an indicator of cognitive ageing, David F. Hultsch, Michael A. Hunter, Stuart W. S. MacDonald & Esther Strauss
3. Ageing and the ability to ignore irrelevant information in visual search and enumeration tasks, Elizabeth A. Maylor & Derrick G. Watson
4. Individual differences and cognitive models of the mind: using the differentiation hypothesis to distinguish general and specific cognitive processes, Mike Anderson & Jeff Nelson
5. Reaction time parameters, intelligence aging and death: the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study, Ian J. Deary & Geoff Der
6. The wrong tree: time perception and time experience in the elderly, John Wearden
Section II: Cognitive control and frontal lobe function
7. The chronometrics of task-set control, Stephen Monsell
8. An evaluation of the frontal lobe theory of cognitive ageing, Louise H. Phillips & Julie D. Henry
9. The gateway hypothesis of rostral prefrontal cortex (area 10) function, Paul W. Burgess, Jon S. Simons, Iroise Dumontheil & Sam J. Gilbert
10. Prefrontal cortex and Spearman's g, John Duncan
Section III: Memory and age
11. On reducing age-related declines in memory and executive control, Fergus I. M. Craik
12. Working memory and ageing, Alan Baddeley, Hilary Baddeley, Dino Chincotta, Simona Luzzi & Christobel Meikle
13. The own-age effect in face recognition, Timothy J. Perfect & Helen C. Moon
Section IV: Real-world cognition
14. Cognitive ethology: giving real life to attention research, Alan Kingstone, Daniel Smilek, Elina Birmingham, Dave Cameron & Walter Bischof
15. Are automated actions beyond conscious access?, Peter McLeod, Peter Sommerville & Nick Reed
16. Operator functional state: the prediction of breakdown in human performance, Robert J. Hockey

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