English
 
User Manual Privacy Policy Disclaimer Contact us
  Advanced SearchBrowse

Item

ITEM ACTIONSEXPORT

Released

Journal Article

A mechanical model of human attention and immediate memory

MPS-Authors
There are no MPG-Authors available
Locator
There are no locators available
Fulltext (public)
There are no public fulltexts available
Supplementary Material (public)
There is no public supplementary material available
Citation

Broadbent, D. E. (1957). A mechanical model of human attention and immediate memory. Psychological Review, 64(3), 205-215. doi:10.1037/h0047313.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002A-EAAA-2
Abstract
A mechanical model is described, to act as an easy introduction to a formal theory of attention and immediate memory in information theory terms. A number of deductions from the theory which agree with experimental results on human beings are given as descriptions of the behavior of the model.