journal cover

Irrelevant speech and irrelevant tones: the relative importance of speech to the irrelevant speech effect

Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition

Mar 1, 1997

D C LeCompteJ R Wilson

PMID: 9080015

Abstract

Irrelevant auditory stimuli disrupt immediate serial recall. In the equipotentiality hypothesis, D. M. Jones and W. J. Macken (1993) made the controversial prediction that speech and tones have an equivalent disruptive effect. In the present study, 5 experiments tested their hypothesis....read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Immediate Recall
Pitch Perception
Mental Recall
Mental Concentration
Serial Learning
Speech Perception
Paper Details
References
  • References
  • Citations40
  • finger pointing at paper

    References currently unavailable

    We're still populating references for this paper, please check back later.
  • References
  • Citations40
1234

Related Papers

Psychonomic Bulletin & Review

An irrelevant speech effect with repeated and continuous background speech

Psychonomic Bulletin & ReviewSeptember 1, 1995
D C LeCompte
The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. A, Human Experimental Psychology

Privileged access by irrelevant speech to short-term memory: the role of changing state

The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. A, Human Experimental PsychologyMay 1, 1992
D JonesC Miles
© 2020 Meta ULC. All rights reserved

Irrelevant speech and irrelevant tones: the relative importance of speech to the irrelevant speech effect

Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition

Mar 1, 1997

D C LeCompteJ R Wilson

PMID: 9080015

DOI:

Abstract

Irrelevant auditory stimuli disrupt immediate serial recall. In the equipotentiality hypothesis, D. M. Jones and W. J. Macken (1993) made the controversial prediction that speech and tones have an equivalent disruptive effect. In the present study, 5 experiments tested their hypothesis....read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Immediate Recall
Pitch Perception
Mental Recall
Mental Concentration
Serial Learning
Speech Perception

Related Papers

Psychonomic Bulletin & Review

An irrelevant speech effect with repeated and continuous background speech

Psychonomic Bulletin & ReviewSeptember 1, 1995
D C LeCompte
The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. A, Human Experimental Psychology

Privileged access by irrelevant speech to short-term memory: the role of changing state

The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. A, Human Experimental PsychologyMay 1, 1992
D JonesC Miles
Paper Details
References
  • References
  • Citations40
  • finger pointing at paper

    References currently unavailable

    We're still populating references for this paper, please check back later.
  • References
  • Citations40
1234
/papers/irrelevant-speech-and-irrelevant-tones-the/9080015