^^Doppio compito. Dual-task. Doppia intenzione - doppia attenzione. Human multitasking.


dual-task paradigm
participant performs two tasks simultaneously


  1. comprehend two spoken messages at the same time


L'argomento della mia personale conoscenza piu' prossimo e' Doppia attenzione, doppia intenzione.



multitask-masters. Strayer and the social psychologist David Sanbomnatsu, asked more than 300 students (University of Utah) to rate their ability to multitask, and then compared those ratings to the studentsí actual multitasking performances, they found a strong relationship: an inverse one.


RT = reaction time


  1. definizione "dual-task".
    inet/cognitiveatlas, a collaborative knowledge base characterizing the state of current thought in Cognitive Science.
  2. wp/Paradigma_del_doppio_compito | Dual-task_paradigm | Human_multitasking
  3. wp/Attenzione  | Attention
  4. wp/Memoria_di_lavoro | Baddeley's_model_of_working_memory
  5. gocognitive.net/interviews/dual-task-interference  Alan Baddeley
  6. yt/Individual Differences (June 2, 2010) Professor Robert Sapolsky gives the final lecture in the Human Biology 160 class.
  7. psychology.uiowa.edu/hazelab/dual-task-interference. Performance early and late in practice involve distinct processing strategies. When the two tasks involve similar central codes, interference between concurrently performed operations can occur, leading to persistent decrements in performance.
  8. nih Dual-Task Interference: The Effects of Verbal Cognitive Tasks on Upright Postural Stability in Parkinson's Disease
  9. nature Neural mechanisms of dual-task interference and cognitive capacity limitation in the prefrontal cortex
  10. nih  A comparison of the cell phone driver and the drunk driver.
  11. 2007. The net generation are not big users of Web 2.0 technologies: Preliminary findings.

  12. wp/Distracted_driving


Multitaskers links

  1. brains-of-super-multitaskers-are-different.html
  2. gocognitive.net/video/david-strayer-supertaskers
  3. multitasking-is-the-death-of-productivity-at-work
  4. The notion that dual-task performance limitations have implications about the "unity of the mind" occurred to people long before the present era of information-processing