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disengagement of an irrelevant task set and subsequent engagement of a relevant task set despite interference and/or priming
Synonyms: mental set shifting, task set reconfiguration
Executive/Cognitive Control
VSochat about one year ago.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure set shifting

TaskContrast Measure

task-switching
  • switch trial - repeat trial = switch cost
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Uznadze haptic illusion task
  • same size-different size
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CatBat task
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    extradimensional shift task
    • accuracy of subject minus average accuracy of controls
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    intradimensional shift task
    • accuracy of subject minus average accuracy of controls
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    set-shifting task
    • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls
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    same-different task
    • Accuracy on level 3 minus accuracy on level 1
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    Wisconsin card sorting test
    • Failure to maintain set
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    • Total number of categories acheived
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    • Total number of categories acheived
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    Term History

    REVISION 3

    Definition contributed by MLewis about five years ago:disengagement of an irrelevant task set and subsequent engagement of a relevant task set despite interference and/or priming

    REVISION 2

    Definition contributed by ALenartowicz about eight years ago:The process of changing ones behavioral objective.

    REVISION 1

    Definition contributed by SAdministrator about eight years ago:No definition submitted yet

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