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Inhibition and facilitation in schizotypy

Cimino, Michelle and Haywood, Marina 2008, Inhibition and facilitation in schizotypy, Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 187-198, doi: 10.1080/13803390701336866.

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Title Inhibition and facilitation in schizotypy
Author(s) Cimino, Michelle
Haywood, Marina
Journal name Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology
Volume number 30
Issue number 2
Start page 187
End page 198
Publisher Psychology Press
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2008
ISSN 1380-3395
1744-411X
Summary Participants scoring high and low on a schizotypy scale (n = 18 in each group) switched between naming words and naming colors in a Stroop task in congruent, neutral, and incongruent conditions. The findings were that, while being slower and less accurate overall than low schizotypes, the high schizotypy group did not display disproportionately greater Stroop inhibition or facilitation, suggesting intact selective attention. However, the high schizotypy group suffered disproportionately larger switching costs. The results provide evidence for similarities between schizotypy and schizophrenia, specifically that the problem in schizotypy is to do with switching rather than selecting attention, because of a difficulty either in selecting task-relevant information or in inhibiting inappropriate response alternatives.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/13803390701336866
Field of Research 170201 Computer Perception, Memory and Attention
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2008
Copyright notice ©2007, Psychology Press
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30017074

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Psychology
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