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Temporal predictability facilitates action, not perception

Thomaschke, Roland and Dreisbach, Gesine (2013) Temporal predictability facilitates action, not perception. Psychological Science 24, pp. 1335-1340.

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Expectancy for upcoming action requirements is a fundamental prerequisite for human control of action. In the research reported here, we investigated which part of cognitive processing benefits from temporal predictability. In a binary forced-choice paradigm, visual targets were preceded by different intervals. In one condition, targets could be predicted by the length of the intervals. In other ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie II (Allgemeine und Angewandte Psychologie) - Prof. Dr. Gesine Dreisbach
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Keywords:temporal cognition; time estimation, time perception, motor processes, attention, temporal frequency
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:29598
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