Cogworks Laboratory

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2017

Gray, Wayne D

Plateaus and Asymptotes: Spurious and Real Limits in Human Performance Journal Article

Current Directions in Psychological Science, 26 (1), pp. 59-67, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: asymptotes, cognitive skill acquisition, expertise, memory, performance, plateaus, spurious limits

2016

Gray, Wayne D; Lindstedt, John K

Plateaus, Dips, and Leaps: Where to Look for Inventions and Discoveries during Skilled Performance Journal Article

Cognitive Science, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: BreakOut, changepoint detection, digit span, dips, expertise, extreme expertise, leaps, performance, plateaus, Space Fortress

Destefano, Marc ; Gray, Wayne D

Where Should Researchers Look for Strategy Discoveries during the Acquisition of Complex Task Performance? The Case of Space Fortress Conference

Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: changepoint analysis, dips, expertise, leaps, method invention, performance, plateaus, SAX, skill acquisition, Space Fortress, strategy discovery

2008

Veksler, Bella Z; Gray, Wayne D

Counting sheep is a good way to get to sleep, but the occasional aardvark will wake you up: How a salient event improves performance Incollection

Sloutsky, Vladimir ; Love, Brad ; McRae, Ken (Ed.): 30th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 637-642, Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, 2008.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: alertness, boredom, oddball paradigm, performance, stimulus salience, sustained attention, vigilance