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ERIC Number: EJ784773
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 19
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0096-1523
Modeling Behavioral Measures of Error Detection in Choice Tasks: Response Monitoring versus Conflict Monitoring
Steinhauser, Marco; Maier, Martin; Hubner, Ronald
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, v34 n1 p158-176 Feb 2008
The present study investigated the mechanisms underlying error detection in the error signaling response. The authors tested between a response monitoring account and a conflict monitoring account. By implementing each account within the neural network model of N. Yeung, M. M. Botvinick, and J. D. Cohen (2004), they demonstrated that both accounts make different predictions as to how error signaling performance is influenced by varying the participants' response criterion. These predictions were tested in an experiment using the Eriksen-flanker task. The qualitative pattern as well as a model fit favored the response monitoring account, which states that error detection is mediated by detecting internal error corrections.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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