BROWN-PETERSON DISTRACTOR TECHNIQUE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Used in memory studies. A patient is asked to remember 3 words and then is distracted by asked to count backwards and is then interupted and asked to repaet the 3 words. BROWN-PETERSON DISTRACTOR TECHNIQUE: "The Brown-Peterson distractor technique looks at how well our memory is working." Related Psychology Terms BROWN-PETERSON DISTRACTOR TECHNIQUE RECOGNITION MEMORY TEST (RMT) PROJECTIVE DEVICE AUDITORY CONSONANT TRIGRAM (ACT) CONTINUOUS DISTRACTOR TASK DECLARATIVE MEMORY SOURCE MEMORY ANOETIC MEMORY WORD-FREQUENCY STUDY AUDITORY MEMORY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BROWN-PETERSON DISTRACTOR TECHNIQUE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brown-peterson-distractor-technique-2/ (accessed June 4, 2020).