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dc.contributor.authorIveson, Matthew H.en
dc.contributor.authorTanida, Yukien
dc.contributor.authorSaito, Satoruen
dc.contributor.alternative齊藤, 智ja
dc.description.abstractTo complete complex tasks, individuals must actively maintain task rules to direct behavior correctly. Failure to use task rules appropriately, termed goal neglect, has been shown across both vocal and manual response modalities. However, previous goal maintenance studies have differed not only in the response modality that they require, but also in the complexity of the stimulus–response mappings that participants must use during the task. The present study examines the effects of both response modality and stimulus–response mapping complexity, separately, on the rate of goal neglect in a modification of a classic goal maintenance task. Seventy-two younger adults were administered a shape-monitoring task, with three between-subjects response conditions: a vocal response with a simple stimulus–response mapping, a vocal response with a complex stimulus–response mapping, and a manual response with a complex stimulus–response mapping. Contrasting the rate at which task rules were neglected between response conditions showed that participants using complex stimulus–response mappings committed more frequent goal neglect than those using simple mappings, but that participants using vocal or manual responses did not differ in their rate of goal neglect once both responses required complex mappings. This suggests that the need to represent novel and complex stimulus–response mappings, of any modality, at the same time as novel task rules within working memory leads to some task rules being insufficiently maintained.en
dc.publisherSpringer Natureen
dc.rightsThis is a post-peer-review, pre-copyedit version of an article published in 'Psychonomic Bulletin and Review'. The final authenticated version is available online at:
dc.rightsThe full-text file will be made open to the public on 06 May 2017 in accordance with publisher's 'Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving'.en
dc.rightsThis is not the published version. Please cite only the published version.en
dc.subjectGoal maintenanceen
dc.subjectWorking memoryen
dc.titleSame task rules, different responses: Goal neglect, stimulus–response mappings and response modalitiesen
dc.typejournal article-
dc.type.niitypeJournal Article-
dc.identifier.jtitlePsychonomic Bulletin and Review-
dc.addressJapan Society for the Promotion of Science・Kyoto Universityen
dc.addressKyoto Universityen
dc.addressKyoto Universityen
dcterms.accessRightsopen access-
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