Fogarty, Gerard J. (1987) Timesharing in relation to broad ability domains. Intelligence, 11 (3). pp. 207-231. ISSN 0160-2896
[Abstract]: The concept of a timesharing ability has been the subject of considerable interest in recent times. The present study set out to determine whether a timesharing factor can be identi¬fied when a number of competing tasks are presented in the midst of a range of single tests designed to sample a broad range of psychological dimensions. Evidence for the existence of such a factor would form an important addition to our knowledge of human cognitive functioning.
The framework for the study was provided by the theory of fluid and crystallized intelligence. A battery of single and competing tasks was presented to 126 subjects. The competing tasks represented a variety of within- and across-factor combinations from different levels of the (Gf/Gc) hierarchy. Modality of presentation was also varied in some combinations. On the basis of evidence presented in this study, it would be pre¬mature to seek to include a timesharing factor in the (Gf/Gc) model of intelligence.
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|Item Type:||Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)|
|Item Status:||Live Archive|
|Additional Information:||Deposited according to the Publisher's requirements.|
|Depositing User:||Prof. Gerry Fogarty|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Psychology|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2007 00:38|
|Last Modified:||25 Sep 2013 02:10|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||timesharing, intelligence, dual tasks, competing tasks, split-modality|
|Fields of Research :||17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170109 Personality, Abilities and Assessment|
|Identification Number or DOI:||doi: 10.1016/0160-2896(87)90007-9|
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