- Overheard cell-phone conversations: when less speech is more distractingLauren L Emberson
Psychology Department, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Psychol Sci 21:1383-8. 2010..Thus, we provide a cognitive explanation for why overheard cell-phone conversations are especially irritating: Less-predictable speech results in more distraction for a listener engaged in other tasks...
- Timing is everything: changes in presentation rate have opposite effects on auditory and visual implicit statistical learningLauren L Emberson
Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 64:1021-40. 2011..Additional experiments confirmed that this modality-specific effect was not due to cross-modal interference or attentional manipulations. These findings suggest that ISL is rooted in modality-specific, perceptually based processes...