Marci S DeCaro

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Diagnosing and alleviating the impact of performance pressure on mathematical problem solving
    Marci S DeCaro
    Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:1619-30. 2010
  2. doi Choking under pressure: multiple routes to skill failure
    Marci S DeCaro
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 140:390-406. 2011
  3. doi When and how less is more: reply to Tharp and Pickering
    Marci S DeCaro
    Miami University, Department of Psychology, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Cognition 111:397-403. 2009
  4. ncbi Methodologies for examining problem solving success and failure
    Marci S DeCaro
    Department of Psychology, Miami University, USA
    Methods 42:58-67. 2007
  5. ncbi Individual differences in category learning: sometimes less working memory capacity is better than more
    Marci S DeCaro
    Department of Psychology, Miami University, USA
    Cognition 107:284-94. 2008

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi Diagnosing and alleviating the impact of performance pressure on mathematical problem solving
    Marci S DeCaro
    Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:1619-30. 2010
    ..Asking some individuals to focus on the problem steps by talking aloud helped to keep pressure-induced worries at bay and eliminated pressure's negative impact on performance...
  2. doi Choking under pressure: multiple routes to skill failure
    Marci S DeCaro
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 140:390-406. 2011
    ..Skill failure (and success) depends in part on how the performance environment influences attention and the extent to which skill execution depends on explicit attentional control...
  3. doi When and how less is more: reply to Tharp and Pickering
    Marci S DeCaro
    Miami University, Department of Psychology, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Cognition 111:397-403. 2009
    ..Instead, individuals lower in WM capacity perseverate in using simple rule-based strategies that circumvent heavy demands on WM while producing above-chance accuracy...
  4. ncbi Methodologies for examining problem solving success and failure
    Marci S DeCaro
    Department of Psychology, Miami University, USA
    Methods 42:58-67. 2007
    ..In doing so, we demonstrate that the relation between executive functioning and problem solving success is not always as straightforward as one might initially believe...
  5. ncbi Individual differences in category learning: sometimes less working memory capacity is better than more
    Marci S DeCaro
    Department of Psychology, Miami University, USA
    Cognition 107:284-94. 2008
    ..As such, a comprehensive understanding of skill learning - and category learning in particular - requires considering the demands of the tasks being performed and the cognitive abilities of the performer...