Multimedia tasking, dual task ability and inhibitory control.

Jay Shin, A. Webb, Eva Kemps

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With recent development in technology, media multitasking is an ever-increasing phenomenon. Although most studies associate frequent media multitasking with poorer cognitive performance, findings in the literature have been mixed, with some studies suggesting the opposite. The aim of the current study was to
investigate the relationship between media multitasking, dual task ability and inhibitory control.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2018
Event45th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. - Hobart Function and Conference Centre, Hobart, Australia
Duration: 4 Apr 20187 Apr 2018 (2018epc )


Conference45th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference.
Abbreviated title2018ERPC
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  • Media multitasking
  • Dual task
  • inhibitory control
  • Psychological refractory period (PRP)
  • impulsivity
  • cognition


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