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Attention

William R. Uttal

in Mind and Brain: A Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015967
eISBN:
9780262298902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015967.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the term “attention,” which is used in the context of psychological research. Several popular definitions of attention are presented along with definitions used by the ... More


Crazy by Design: Neuroparenting and Crisis in the Decade of the Brain

Julie Passanante Elman

in Chronic Youth: Disability, Sexuality, and U.S. Media Cultures of Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479841424
eISBN:
9781479806294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841424.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter traces the rise of “neuroparenting” new model of parenting teenagers that incorporates new neuroscientific discoveries to explain how “typical teen” attributes like impulsiveness or ... More


The Impact of Anticipated Cognitive Demand on Attention and Behavioral Choice

Joseph T. McGuire and Matthew M. Botvinick

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/9780262013840.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the latest evidence from behavioral and neuroscientific studies related to investigating the effects of immediate and long-term decision making. It examines evidence on people’s ... More


Effortless Attention, Hypofrontality, and Perfectionism

Arne Dietrich and Oliver Stoll

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/9780262013840.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the relationships between effortless attention, reduced mental ability, and perfectionism. It examines the findings of earlier neuroscientific studies in this regard to ... More


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