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Untersuchung der raschen Informationsverarbeitung von Probanden mit Hilfe eines mentalen Belastungstests

  • Roberto Buzzi
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Use of a mental load task for the study of rapid information processing

Summary

A mental load task for the study of rapid information processing was implemented on two different computer systems (PDF 11/34 and VC 64). It allows the subjects to control individually the difficulty of the task and Permits the analysis of the subject-specific decline of Performance during a single test session as well as the subject-specific successive increases of performance over repeated test sessions.

Etude du traitement de l'information rapide au moyen d'un test mental d'endurance

Résumé

Un test mental d'endurance permettant l'étude du traitement de l'information rapide a été développé pour deux types d'ordinateurs (PDP 11/34 et VC 64). Durant toute la session, les sujets ont la possibilité de contrôler individuellement le degré de difficulté du test. Ce dernier permet aussi d'analyser la diminution des performances individuelles pendant une session, ainsi que l'élévation successive au cours de plusieurs sessions.

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Copyright information

© Schweiz Gesellschaft für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Buzzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Eidg. Technische HochschuleInstitut für VerhaltenswissenschaftZürich

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