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Multiple processing limitations underlie multitasking costs

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Working on multiple tasks at the same time and switching between tasks involve different sets of cognitive abilities - Wong "not reducible to common measures of processing speed, working memory capacity and fluid intelligence" - preprint https://t.co/4YAmqenq7l .. @AlanCNWong
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Multiple processing limitations underlie multitasking costs https://t.co/zlCfAj74Ma
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Supplemental Information

Rotated structure matrix of the 3-factor and 2-factor solution using Principal Axis Factoring with oblique rotation

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27010v1/supp-1

Results of initial eigenvalues and explained variance of each component/factor of both PCA and PAF.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27010v1/supp-2

Rotated structure matrix of the factor solution using only a subset of variables

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27010v1/supp-3

The 3-factor and 2-factor models examined in the CFA

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27010v1/supp-4

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Kelvin F. H. Lui conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Alan C.-N. Wong conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

the Survey and Behavioural Research Ethics Committee of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Data Deposition

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Open Science Framework URL:

https://mfr.osf.io/render?url=https%3A%2F%2Fosf.io%2Fjf89p%2Fdownload

Funding

This research was supported by the General Research Fund (14645416) from the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong to A.W. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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