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ERIC Number: EJ860085
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-0096-1523
Magnitude Estimation Reveals Temporal Binding at Super-Second Intervals
Humphreys, Gruffydd R.; Buehner, Marc J.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, v35 n5 p1542-1549 Oct 2009
Several recent studies (e.g., Haggard, Aschersleben, Gehrke, & Prinz, 2002; Haggard & Clark, 2003; Haggard, Clark, & Kalogeras, 2002) have demonstrated a "Temporal Binding" effect in which the interval between an intentional action and its consequent outcome is subjectively shorter compared to equivalent intervals that do not involve intentional action. The bulk of the literature has relied on the "Libet Clock" (Libet, Gleason, Wright, & Pearl, 1983; but see also Engbert & Wohlschlager, 2007; Engbert, Wohlschlager, Thomas, & Haggard, 2007; Engbert, Wohlschlager, & Haggard, 2008). Here we demonstrate that Temporal Binding is a robust finding that can also be reliably achieved with a Magnitude Estimation procedure, and that occurs over intervals far greater than those previously explored. Implications for the underlying mechanisms are discussed. (Contains 5 figures and 5 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Wales)