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Training Effortless Attention

Michael I. Posner, Mary K. Rothbart, M. R. Rueda, and Yiyuan Tang

in Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013840
eISBN:
9780262269438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013840.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explains the concept of effort on the basis of evidence from experimental and cognitive psychology, demonstrates how it has been used in conducting studies of brain activity, and goes on ... More


Prefrontal Cortex: Abstract Rules and Attentional Performance

Richard E. Passingham

in Understanding the Prefrontal Cortex: Selective advantage, connectivity, and neural operations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198844570
eISBN:
9780191880094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844570.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The key to the granular prefrontal (PF) cortex is that it sits at the top of the sensory processing hierarchy, the motor hierarchy, and the outcome hierarchy. This means that it is a position to ... More


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