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Set- and Element-Level Stimulus-Response Compatibility Effects for Different Manual Response Sets.
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PMID:  12453776     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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In a previous study of two-choice reactions, pairings of spatial stimuli with bimanual presses made on a keyboard and verbal stimuli with unimanual aimed movements made on a display screen showed higher set-level compatibility than the opposite pairings; element-level compatibility (i.e., mapping) effects were also larger for the conditions with high set-level compatibility than for those whose set-level compatibility was low. In the 4 experiments described here, the relevant factors were isolated, allowing the determinants of those compatibility differences to be evaluated in more detail. Forty-eight students participated in Experiment 1, and 24 each in Experiments 2, 3, and 4. The primary determinant of the set-level compatibility variation was whether the response alternatives involved 1 or 2 effectors, but the differences in element-level compatibility effects were determined primarily by the distinction between responding on the screen as opposed to on the keyboard. Implications for models of stimulus-response compatibility are examined.
Authors:
R. W. Proctor; H. Wang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of motor behavior     Volume:  29     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  J Mot Behav     Publication Date:  1997 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-Nov-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0236512     Medline TA:  J Mot Behav     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  351-365     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1364, USA. rproctor@psych.purdue.edu
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