[1968] Proceedings of the Donders Centenary Symposium on reaction time

Course ID
Volume 02
Title
Proceedings of the Donders Centenary Symposium on Reaction Time, held in Eindhoven July 29 - August 2, 1968, under the auspices of the Institute for Perception Research IPO, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Year of publication
1969
Editor(s)
W.G. Kosters
City of publication
Amsterdam, London

Contents:

 

Topic 1 – INFORMATION PROCESSING AND REACTION TIME Page#
A. T. WELFORD, A. H. NORRIS and N. W. SHOCK, Speed and accuracy of movement and their changes with age 3
R. W. PEW, The speed-accuracy operating characteristic 16
E. P. KRINCHIK, The probability of a signal as a determinant of RT 27
R. HYMAN and C. UMILTA, The information hypothesis and non-repititions 37
S. KORNBLUM, Sequential dependencies as a determinant of choice reaction time: a summary 54
D. JOHN, Mediating processes in choice reaction tasks 58
J. ANNETT, Payoff and the refractory period 65
D. KOVAC, From reaction time to the measuring of promptness 75
G.H. MOWBRAY and J. F. BIRD, The simple reaction time as an aid in determining the sign of a visual transient response 84
P. FRAISSE, Why is naming longer than reading? 96
M. I. POSNER and R. L. TAYLOR, Subtractive method applied to separation of visual and name components of multiletter arrays 104
N. C. WAUGH, The effects of recency and repetition on recall latencies 115
B. FORRIN and R. E. MORIN, Recognition times for items in short- and long-term memory 126
 

 

Topic: 2 – PSYCHOLOGICAL REFRACTORY PERIOD AND SINGLE CHANNEL THEORY Page#
P. BERTELSON and F. TISSEYRE, The time-course of preparation: confirmatory results with visual and auditory warning signals 145
R. DAVIS and F. A. GREEN, Intersensory differences in the effect of warning signals on reaction time 155
R. GOTTSDANKER, Interacting responses to crowded signals 168
A. F. SANDERS and P. J. G. KEUSS, Grouping and refractoriness in multiple selective responses 177
P. RABBITT, Psychological refractory delay and response-stimulus interval duration in serial, choice-response tasks 195
M.C. SMITH, The effect of varying information on the psychological refractory period 220
W.G. KOSTER and J. B. PEACOCK. The influence of intensity of visual stimuli on the psychological refractory phase 232
 

 

Topic 3 – THEORIES AND MODELS Page#
R.S. NICKERSON, ‘Same’-‘different’ response-times: a model and a preliminary test 257
S. STERNIDERG, The discovery of processing stages: extensions of Donders’ method 276
J. C. FALMAGNE and J. THEIOS, On attention and memory in reaction time experiments 316
H. C. MICKO, A psychological scale for reaction time measurement 324
 

 

Topic 4 – PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS OF REACTION TIME Page#
A. ANGEL, The central control of sensory transmission and its possible relation to reaction time 339
J. REQUIN, Some data on neurophysiological processes involved in the preparatory motor activity to reaction performance 358
C. T. WHITE and M. R. HARTER, Intermittency in reaction time and perception, and evoked response correlates of image quality 368
M. HAIDER, J. A. GANCILBERGER and E. GROLL-KNAPP, Thalamo-cortical components of reaction time 378
GENERAL DISCUSSION 382
 

 

Appendix Page#
WILLIAM BOWMAN, In memoriam F. C. DONDERS 389
Official report of the ordinary meeting of the Royal Academy of Sciences, Department of Natural Sciences on Saturday, 24 June, 1865 409
On the speed of mental processes 412
Two instruments for determining the time required for mental processes 432
A short description of some instruments and apparatus belonging to the collection of the Physiological Laboratory and the Dutch Ophthalmic Hospital 436

 

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