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ERIC Number: EJ150821
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Publication Date: 1976
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Skills of Divided Attention
Spelke, Elizabeth; And Others
Cognition, 4, 3, 215-30, Sep 76
Two subjects read short stories while writing lists of words at dictation. After weeks of practice, they were able to write words, discover relations among dictated words, and categorize words for meaning while reading for comprehension at normal speed. These subjects' performance is not consistent with the notion that there are fixed limits to attentional capacity. (Author/MV)
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