The Effects of Lateralization of Task on the Use of the Dual Task Paradigm as a Measure of General Intelligence

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Stankov's work on attention and intelligence suggests that the dual task paradigm, requiring the division of attention, is a better measure of general intellectual ability than the single task paradigm which does not make this demand. Sixty right handed undergraduates remembered digit and visual-spatial sequences alone and in two dual task conditions involving lateralized key tapping as the primary task. R gher intercorrelations were found under dual task conditions in which the tasks competed for the same hemisphere's resources. Better memory performance resulted when both tasks were lateralized to the same hemisphere. Hierarchical models combining general attention resources with ,lateralized ... continued below

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Urbanczyk, Sally Ann December 1985.

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Stankov's work on attention and intelligence suggests that the dual task paradigm, requiring the division of attention, is a better measure of general intellectual ability than the single task paradigm which does not make this demand. Sixty right handed undergraduates remembered digit and visual-spatial sequences alone and in two dual task conditions involving lateralized key tapping as the primary task. R gher intercorrelations were found under dual task conditions in which the tasks competed for the same hemisphere's resources. Better memory performance resulted when both tasks were lateralized to the same hemisphere. Hierarchical models combining general attention resources with ,lateralized hemispheric resources best account for these resutsi

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Urbanczyk, Sally Ann. The Effects of Lateralization of Task on the Use of the Dual Task Paradigm as a Measure of General Intelligence, thesis, December 1985; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500501/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .