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Effects of Multiple Races and Header Highlighting on Undervotes in the 2006 Sarasota General Election: A Usability Study and Cognitive Modeling Assessment
Large-scale voting usability problems have changed the outcomes of several recent elections. The 2006 election in Sarasota County, Florida was one such incident, where the number of votes lost was nearly 50 times greater ...
Implications of differences of echoic and iconic memory for the design of multimodal displays
It has been well documented that dual-task performance is more accurate when each task is based on a different sensory modality. It is also well documented that the memory for each sense has unequal durations, particularly ...
The positive and negative effects of testing in lifelong learning
Formal classroom learning is a lifelong pursuit. Many older adults return to school to advance their careers, learn new skills, or simply for personal fulfillment. As such, methods for improving learning should be considered ...
The relationship between work experience and job knowledge: A theoretical and empirical reexamination
A study was conducted to examine the relationship between work experience and job knowledge. The data used came from the United States Air Force job performance measurement system (JPMS) database. Data on the cognitive ...
Unit analysis of implicit and explicit memory tests
The present study compares the cognitive processes underlying two perceptual implicit memory tests (word stem completion and word fragment completion) and four explicit memory tests (word stem cued recall, word fragment ...
Top-down influences on crowding: The word superiority effect and attentional cuing
The goal of the current studies was to examine the influence of top-down mechanisms on the crowding effect. Crowding refers to the reduced ability to identify an object, typically a letter, when other objects in the periphery ...