Which of the following statements is true regarding divided attention in the context of memory encoding? Divided attention can be particularly disruptive to the process of encoding information. Divided attention involves focusing on different activities, one activity at a time. Divided attention is the ability to maintain attention on a selected stimulus for an extended period. Divided attention is not likely to interfere with an individual’s ability to pay attention to a specific aspect of an experience. Moving to another question will save this answer.
a) Correct answer – Divided attention can be
particularly detrimental to the information encoding process.
Attention is vital for encoding information in our brains and therefore
divided attention makes this process difficult.
& d) are incorrect because they are not representative of Divided
pay attention to the encoding process