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ERIC Number: EJ129922
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1975
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Selective Attention and the Breadth of Learning: A Developmental Study
Adams, Marilyn Jager; Shepp, Bryan E.
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 20, 1, 168-180, Aug 75
Nursery school and second grade subjects were trained on an optional shift task and results were compared with predictions derived from selective attention theory. Findings indicate that the one-look assumption does not hold and that a multiple-look theory, in which the breadth of attention varies with task demands, seems tenable. (GO)
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