BROWN-PETERSON DISTRACTOR TECHNIQUE

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."
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).
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