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The Limits of Attention: Temporal Constraints in Human Information Processing

Kimron Shapiro (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198505150
eISBN:
9780191686818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505150.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

For psychologists and cognitive neuroscientists interested in ‘attention’, the issue of the limits of our attentional mechanisms is one of great importance — what are the temporal constraints when we ... More


Selective and Divided Attention in Birds

Thomas R. Zentall

in How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Selective attention refers to the selective central processing of the stimulus environment, such that certain stimuli that are received at the periphery (i.e., that activate sensory neurons) are ... More


Functional neuroanatomy of spatial perception, spatial processes and attention

Gabriella Bottini, Eraldo Paulesu, Martina Gandola, and Paola Invernizzi

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.037
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Empirical data from experimental psychology, primate neurophysiology, and neuropsychological observations of brain damaged patients are the primary generators of experimental hypotheses for ... More


Theory Theories and DAM Theories

Susan A. Gelman

in The Essential Child: Origins of Essentialism in Everyday Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195154061
eISBN:
9780199786718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154061.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Childhood essentialism has implications for theories on cognitive development. There is wide-ranging evidence for what may be called “early competence”. Preschool children appear to be surprisingly ... More


Effects of visual attention in single neurons

Claus Bundesen and Thomas Habekost

in Principles of Visual Attention:: Linking Mind and Brain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198570707
eISBN:
9780191693854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570707.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Single-cell research offers a unique view of attentional function at the nervous system's most basic processing level. This chapter reviews the attentional mechanisms that have been uncovered in this ... More


Wrapping Up the Loose Ends

John K. Tsotsos

in A Computational Perspective on Visual Attention

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015417
eISBN:
9780262295420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015417.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter focuses on the role of the Selective Tuning (ST) model in addressing the computational and complexity issues involved in visual attention. The model plays a key role in determining the ... More


Extrastriate visual areas

Edmund T. Rolls

in Computational Neuroscience of Vision

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524885
eISBN:
9780191689277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524885.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter discusses the anatomical and functional continuation of the three parallel visual pathways in cortical areas beyond the striate cortex. These partially segregated visual streams are the ... More


Decoding of Optic Flow by the Primate Optokinetic System

Frederick A. Miles, Urs Schwarz, and Claudio Busettini

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0074
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The major concern in this chapter is the review of the recent argument of Miles which explains that the visual backup to the two labyrinth reflexes (rotational vestibulo-ocular reflex (RVOR) and ... More


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