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Stimulus-response compatibility effects in go-no-go tasks: a dimensional overlap account.
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PMID:  10598474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
According to the automatic response activation hypothesis of the dimensional overlap (DO) model (Kornblum, Stevens, Whipple, & Requin, 1999), stimulus-response compatibility effects are expected to occur in go-no-go tasks. This prediction is confirmed in two experiments in which subjects moved a hand to one side of the field on presentation of a go stimulus. Although the direction of movement was known in advance and the spatial attribute of the go stimuli was irrelevant to the go-no-go decision, the subjects' response time was shorter when the spatial attribute to the go stimulus corresponded to that of the response than when it did not. These effects are shown to depend on the similarity of the go and the no-go stimuli, as well as on whether the spatial attribute of the go stimuli was its actual location or its meaning. We discuss these results in terms of the temporal dynamics of automatic and controlled response processes, as hypothesized in the DO model.
L P Shiu; S Kornblum
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perception & psychophysics     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0031-5117     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Psychophys     Publication Date:  1999 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-02-02     Completed Date:  2000-02-02     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0200445     Medline TA:  Percept Psychophys     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1613-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Educational Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong.
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MeSH Terms
Color Perception*
Discrimination Learning
Functional Laterality
Pattern Recognition, Visual*
Psychomotor Performance
Reaction Time*

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