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Tag: Introspection

Introspection of subjective feelings is sensitive and specific

Published in:┬áJournal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Volume 44, Issue 2, 215-225 Abstract “Conversely to behaviorist ideas, recent studies suggest that introspection can be accurate and reliable. However, an unresolved question is whether people are able to report specific aspects of their phenomenal experience, or whether they report more general nonspecific experiences. To address this question, we investigated the sensitivity and validity of our introspection for different types of conflict. Taking advantage of the congruency sequence effect, we dissociated response conflict while keeping visual conflict unchanged in a Stroop and in a priming task. Participants were subsequently asked… Read More