Ulrich Müller's research while affiliated with University of Victoria and other places

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Article
The current study examined the impact of a verbal interference manipulation on 4- and 5- year olds’ prospective memory (PM). Children were randomly assigned to either complete a quiet delay activity (standard condition) or answer questions aloud during the delay activity (verbal interference condition). Children then completed a PM task followed by...

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... Rather, there may have been something unique about the item categorization task that was particularly damaging to PM performance. The verbal nature of the categorization task may have interfered with the phonological loop and participants' abilities to rehearse their PM intention (e.g., Mahy, Mohun, Müller, & Moses, 2016). Current findings on the effects of the delay task on PM performance suggests that results vary considerably depending on the specific tasks used (Cook et al., 2014;Mahy et al., 2018;Roffler et al., 2014;Shelton et al., 2011Shelton et al., , 2013. ...