Effects of Partner's Focus and Content of Attention in the Joint Navon Task
Subject: Joint Navon task
The Joint Navon effect shows that individuals spontaneously represent the co-actor’s breadth of focus of attention. The current thesis investigates whether the content of focus could also be represented in a modified setting. In experiments 1 and 2, a Joint Navon task in a parallel, non-turn-taking structure was conducted but results showed a lack of interference effects of representation. This suggests that interference effects in joint tasks may require the turn-taking structure to emerge.