a model of attention which sees attention as a sole pool of undistinguished reserves which can be committed to a multitude of procedures. Jobs place demands on the general pool, instead of on specific reserves. The degree to which the entire reserves are taxed by a main job will ascertain the performance decrement on other jobs performed simultaneously; whenever the demand on reserves goes beyond the supply, allocation plans come to be imperative.

UNITARY-RESOURCE MODEL: "The unitary-resource model is commonly referred to as the single-capacity model."
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