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Modifying Brain Networks Underlying Self-Regulation

M. Rosario Rueda, Mary K. Rothbart, Lisa Saccomanno, and Michael I. Posner

in Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306255
eISBN:
9780199863914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306255.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter begins with a review of the anatomy and function of attentional networks, with special emphasis on the executive network, the one most clearly related to self-regulation. It shows that ... More


Attention

Joaquín M. Fuster

in Cortex and Mind: Unifying Cognition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195300840
eISBN:
9780199863655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300840.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The hallmark of attention is the allocation of neural resources to that processing. At lower levels of the nerve axis, the resources consist of specialized neuronal assemblies and the pathways ... More


The Attention System of the Human Brain

Michael I. Posner

in Attention in a Social World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791217
eISBN:
9780199932207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791217.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Attention is an old topic in psychology, but viewing it as an organ system allows the growing exploration of its physical basis. One goal of this volume is to examine the anatomy and development of ... More


The Benefits and Perils of Attentional Control

Marci S. DeCaro and Sian L. Beilock

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/9780262013840.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on investigating the benefits and disadvantages of attentional control. It reviews scientific investigatons undertaken in this field across a wide range of tasks involving ... More


Executive Control: Active Attention Guidance

Sebastian Watzl

in Structuring Mind: The Nature of Attention and how it Shapes Consciousness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199658428
eISBN:
9780191839283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658428.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The present chapter integrates the view of uncontrolled attention that is guided by psychological salience with an account of how a subject can and does exercise active control over attention. When ... More


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