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Flashcards in Week 3 Perception and Action-information processing Deck (11):
1

Name the 4 processes of Black Box Process

Stimulus Detection, Stimulus Identification, Response Selection and Response Execution

2

In Simple Reaction Time what processes are used?

Stimulus detection and response execution

3

Go/no go reaction what processes?

stimulus detection, stimulus identification and response execution

4

Choice reaction go/no what processes?

Stimulus Detection, Stimulus Identification, Response Selection and Response Execution

5

What is Hicks Law

Relationship between number of choices and choice time, more choices means higher reaction time

6

What is the Simon Effect

Seeming irrelevant details can alter reaction time (stimulus for left sided movement in right ear increased reaction time, stimulus for right sided movement in right ear decreased reaction time)

7

Whats a Open loop process

No sensory feedback, movements must be preplanned

8

Whats a closed loop process

With sensory feedback, movements adjusted to feedback

9

Are Closed loop processes long or short movements?

long.

10

What is Fitts Experiment

Fitts experiment explained that the larger the target the quicker time the target will be reached

11

What is the Stroop Test

Subjects are shown a series of colour names printed in different coloured inks and the time to read aloud the series and number of errors is recorded