Executive function during typing on computer

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Abstract

In recent decades, computer typing has become one of the fundamental tools for personal communication in everyday life. Typing is a multi-level hierarchical process that involves a large number of cognitive and physiological functions. Executive functions (EF), such as working memory and executive control, actively influence the inhibitory and activation processes during typing. Using the example of the work of the IF, one can observe the hierarchical organization of the central and peripheral parts of the nervous system during typing. However, there are not so many studies aimed at studying the neurophysiology of typing, and there were no works devoted to the study of EF in typing. In this regard, this article discusses the potential possibilities of studying EF by typing on a computer and provides examples of experiments and models that can be used in such studies. The article also describes the main psychophysiological studies in which typing was involved and a review of methods for studying and analyzing typing was conducted.

General Information

Keywords: This work was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (project № 20-313-90046\20 «Psychophysiological models of written speech during typing»).

Journal rubric: Labour Psychology and Engineering Psychology

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/jmfp.2022110310

Funding. The author is grateful for the help in editing the article of the scientific supervisor Grigorenko E.L. and Sukmanova A.A.

Acknowledgements. The author is grateful for the help in editing the article of the scientific supervisor Grigorenko E.L. and Sukmanova A.A.

For citation: Momotenko D.A. Executive function during typing on computer [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2022. Vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 105–113. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2022110310. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Darya A. Momotenko, PhD in Psychology, Junior Researcher of the Center for Cognitive Sciences, Sirius University of Science and Technology, Federal territory "Sirius", Russia, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2544-5420, e-mail: daryamomotenko@gmail.com

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