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Mechanisms and models of selective attention

George R. Mangun and Steven A. Hillyard

in Electrophysiology of Mind: Event-related Brain Potentials and Cognition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198524168
eISBN:
9780191706639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524168.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews some of the main themes of research on attentional mechanisms, focusing on the contributions of electrophysiological studies to current cognitive models of attention. Topics ... More


VISUAL SELECTION, COVERT ATTENTION AND EYE MOVEMENTS

John M. Findlay

in Active Vision: The Psychology of Looking and Seeing

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198524793
eISBN:
9780191711817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524793.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews work on visual attention. Attention is the process by which some objects or locations are selected to receive more processing than others. Two types of attention are discussed: ... More


Crossmodal Space and Crossmodal Attention

Charles Spence and Jon Driver (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524861
eISBN:
9780191689260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524861.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Many organisms possess multiple sensory systems, such as vision, hearing, touch, smell, and taste. The possession of such multiple ways of sensing the world offers many benefits. These benefits arise ... More


The cortical neurodynamics of visual attention - a model

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/9780198524885.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter aims to formulate a neurodynamical theory and model that addresses the issues of how spatial and object attention mechanisms can be integrated and can function as a unitary system in ... More


Exogenous Spatial-Cuing Studies of Human Cross-Modal Attention and Multisensory Integration

CHARLES SPENCE, JOHN MCDONALD, and JON DRIVER

in Crossmodal Space and Crossmodal Attention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524861
eISBN:
9780191689260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524861.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the issue of whether stimulation at around the same place and time, in more than one sensory modality, has any effects on perceptual processing and/or on covert spatial ... More


Crossmodal Spatial Attention: Evidence from Human Performance

JON DRIVER and CHARLES SPENCE

in Crossmodal Space and Crossmodal Attention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524861
eISBN:
9780191689260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524861.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Perception and behaviour depend not only on the stimulation transduced at our various sensory epithelia, but also on which aspects of this stimulation are attended. ‘Selective attention’ is the ... More


Electrophysiolgy of Human Crossmodal Spatial Attention

MARTIN EIMER

in Crossmodal Space and Crossmodal Attention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524861
eISBN:
9780191689260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524861.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews results from event-related potential (ERP) studies that investigated crossmodal links in endogenous spatial attention between vision, audition, and touch. It discusses the ... More


A Stage Theory of Attention and Action

Jeffrey D Schall and Geoffrey F Woodman

in The Neuroscience of Attention: Attentional Control and Selection

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334364
eISBN:
9780199932283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334364.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter proposes the stage theory of attention and action, which holds that decisions to shift gaze to a particular location are almost entirely dependent upon two cognitive processes. The first ... More


Constructive Feedback for Modularity

Michael Spivey

in The Continuity of Mind

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170788
eISBN:
9780199786831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170788.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter addresses the varying definitions of “modularity” assumed by different fields (e.g., philosophy, psychology, neuroscience), and focuses on evaluating Fodor's notion of information ... More


Forms of Attention

Carlos Montemayor and Harry Haroutioun Haladjian

in Consciousness, Attention, and Conscious Attention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028974
eISBN:
9780262327497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028974.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents an overview of the research on visual attention, which has been studied extensively in cognitive psychology and neuroscience. The studies discussed are limited to the major ... More


Functional Anatomy of Attention and Neglect: from neurons to networks

Marsel Mesulam

in The Cognitive and Neural Bases of Spatial Neglect

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508335
eISBN:
9780191687327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508335.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter attempts to illustrate that parietal lobe, frontal lobes, cingulate gyrus, striatum and thalamus constitute a large-scale network subserving spatial attention, that hemispatial neglect ... More


Mapping spatial attention with reaction time in neglect patients

Carlo A. Marzi, Elina Natale, and Britt Anderson

in The Cognitive and Neural Bases of Spatial Neglect

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508335
eISBN:
9780191687327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508335.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter describes two attempts to cast light on an attentional model of neglect by trying to specify two important aspects. First, it examines whether the attentional impairment concerns ... More


Spatial Attention, Working Memory, and Executive Function

Joan Stiles, Judy S. Reilly, Susan C. Levine, Doris A. Trauner, and Ruth Nass

in Neural Plasticity and Cognitive Development: Insights from Children with Perinatal Brain Injury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389944
eISBN:
9780190255718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389944.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses spatial attention, working memory, and executive function—cognitive functions that are crucial for communicating, learning, and functioning in society. Spatial attention is ... More


The parietal cortex

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/9780198524885.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter outlines the contribution of the parietal cortex to spatial cognition. It discusses the structure and function in spatial attention and spatial representation of the parietal higher ... More


Neurophysiology of temporal orienting in ventral visual stream

Britt Anderson and David L. Sheinberg

in Attention and Time

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199563456
eISBN:
9780191701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563456.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the neurophysiological aspects of temporal orienting in the ventral visual stream. It analyses cellular events which might underlie enhanced perceptual performance and discusses ... More


A Role for Broca’s Area Beyond Language Processing: Evidence from Neuropsychology and fMRI

Gereon R. Fink, Zina M. Manjaly, Klaas E. Stephan, Jennifer M. Gurd, Karl Zilles, Katrin Amunts, and John C. Marshall

in Broca's Region

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177640
eISBN:
9780199864799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

Broca's area (or, more generally, the left inferior frontal region) is implicated in many language and language-related tasks. This chapter addresses the question of whether it is legitimate to move ... More


Attention, consciousness, and the coordination of behaviour

A. David Milner and Melvyn A. Goodale

in The Visual Brain in Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524724
eISBN:
9780191689239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524724.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Outlining possible suggestions in addressing questions related to visual and dorsal streams of visual processing is the main concern of this chapter. Specifically, it attempts to examine the internal ... More


Temporal dilation: the chronostasis illusion and spatial attention

Kielan Yarrow

in Attention and Time

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199563456
eISBN:
9780191701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563456.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the relation between chronostasis illusion and spatial attention. It discusses saccadic chronostasis which describes the temporal overestimation of a stimulus seen immediately ... More


Attention: Memory Support and the Care of Community

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Attention draws forward these historical accounts to the present moment of fixation on digital media. This chapter argues that ignoring the rapid pace of mediatization is disastrous for a ... More


Attention and Learning

Bruno and

in Perception: A multisensory perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198725022
eISBN:
9780191860041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725022.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Attention can be defined as a multifaceted gateway to consciousness. We use attention to focus on specific sensory signals (selective attention), to allocate resources to concurrent relevant sources ... More


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