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ERIC Number: EJ1008665
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISSN: ISSN-0278-7393
Distractor Exclusion Is Not an Early Process: A Reply to Roelofs, Piai, and Schriefers (2011)
Dhooge, Elisah; Hartsuiker, Robert J.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, v39 n1 p313-316 Jan 2013
In their comment, Roelofs, Piai, and Schriefers (2011) argue against our interpretation of the distractor frequency effect in terms of a late blocking mechanism. They state that the experiments reported by Dhooge and Hartsuiker (2010) can be incorporated in WEAVER++ when assuming an early input blocking mechanism. We first rectify a misunderstanding regarding the claim of the target article. Next, we show that Roelofs et al. provide no evidence that allows differentiating between early and late blocking accounts. We end by providing evidence in favor of our claim that distractor blocking occurs late and specify our blocking account in terms of verbal self-monitoring. (Contains 1 footnote.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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