Project

The role of exogenous and endogenous factors in voluntary task switching

Duration
01 January 2007 → 31 December 2011
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Animal experimental and comparative psychology
    • Applied psychology
    • Biological and physiological psychology
    • Human experimental psychology
Keywords
task switch executive control working memory
 
Project description

The role of several factors that influence task switching behavior is studied by means of a paradigm in which participatns decide voluntarily when to switch to another task. The role of perceptual factors, prior experience and knowledge and executive factors are studied experimentally.