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Executive Functions and Task Switching


André Vandierendonck

Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, H. Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, BE
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In the last decade, the task switching paradigm has been rediscovered as a tool to investigate executive functions. The article presents an overview of experimental research on task switching. Special attention is given to the findings with respect to task switching costs that remain after a rather long preparation interval, the residual switch costs.

How to Cite: Vandierendonck, A., 2000. Executive Functions and Task Switching. Psychologica Belgica, 40(4), pp.211–226. DOI:
Published on 01 Jan 2000.
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