ERIC Number: EJ273673
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
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Divided Attention Abilities in Young and Old Adults.
Somberg, Benjamin L.; Salthouse, Timothy A.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, v8 n5 p651-63 Oct 1982
Two experiments on divided attention and adult aging are reported that take into account age differences in single-task performance and that measure divided attention independently of resource allocation strategies. No significant age difference in divided attention ability independent of single-task performance level was found in either experiment. (Author/PN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale