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Bingham, Elizabeth (1990) Mask, strategies and inspection time. Coursework Master thesis, University of Tasmania.

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Abstract

This study evaluated a number of procedural problems in the
Inspection Time research which had not previously been evaluated.
Three problems appeared to be related to the backward masking stimuli
and Procedure used in the measurement of Inspection Time. In the course
of the study three new masks were generated and evaluated for
effectiveness and reliability in controlling effectiveness and reliability in
controlling post-masking cues. The effect of these different masks on
mean I.T. measure and on the I.T.-I.Q. correlation was assessed. The
occurrence and nature of strategy use across different target-mask stimuli
was examined, classified and documented. Finally, the extent and nature
of practice effects was determined. All these procedural problems were
found to be closely interrelated and all were shown to affect the
measurement of Inspection Time. Results clearly indicated that the
procedural aspects of the Inspection Time measure need to be
standardised and controlled before the reliability and meaningfulness of
the LT.-1.Q. correlation can be fully realised.

Item Type: Thesis (Coursework Master)
Keywords: Reaction time, Human information processing
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Copyright 1990 the Author

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Thesis (M.Psych)--University of Tasmania, 1990. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 57-62)

Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2014 00:42
Last Modified: 04 May 2016 00:39
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