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The control of task sets and long-term memory

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The current thesis explores the complex relationship between cognitive control and memory. A series of experiments combined task-switching paradigms with recognition memory tests to measure how switching between tasks influences effective control over long-term memory. In these experiments, participants were presented with compound stimuli consisting of a picture and an overlaid word, and were cued in each trial whether the word or the picture was relevant (attended) or irrelevant (unatten...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
University College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2014-09-10

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