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used to describe any number of cognitive processes, organized as top-down or bottom-up, goal-directed or stimulus-driven, and more, but generally reflecting an interplay between cognitive and sensory systems.
Attention
MLewis about five years ago.

Asserted relationships to other concepts

Tasks that are asserted to measure attention

TaskContrast Measure

Montreal Cognitive Assessment
  • Total score
(details) 

Penn Fractal N-Back
    (details) 

    target detection task
    • percent detected
    (details) 

    Distraction paradigm (capture)
    • distracted RT minus non-distracted RT
    (details) 

    dual-task paradigm
    • dual task RT minus single task RT
    (details) 

    non-spatial cuing paradigm
      (details) 

      Spatial cuing paradigm
      • eye movement reaction time
      (details) 

      Time-series of response time
        (details) 

        ANT task
          (details) 

          Blocked channel-selection task
            (details) 

            Inter-modal selective attention task
              (details) 

              psychological refractory period (PRP) paradigm
                (details) 

                attentional blink paradigm
                  (details) 

                  visual search task
                    (details) 

                    adolescent symptom inventory
                    • ADHD Inattentive - Severity Score
                    (details) 

                    numerosity estimation task
                    • number of items to be counted (past subitizing threshold)
                    (details) 
                    • number of distractors
                    (details) 
                    • high minus low load conditions
                    (details) 

                    digit cancellation task
                    • distraction minus standard
                    (details) 

                    delayed memory task
                    • proportion of correct to incorrect responses
                    (details) 

                    immediate memory task
                    • proportion of correct to incorrect responses
                    (details) 

                    dichotic listening task
                    • degree of association between unattended and attended
                    (details) 

                    Color Trails Test
                    • consistent - inconsistent
                    (details) 

                    Posner cueing task
                      (details) 

                        (details) 

                        Wason card selection task
                          (details) 

                          User Discussion


                          "changed definition to reflect consensus in literature (included in the bibliography); previous definition was limited and referred specifically to covert attention."
                          MLewis (about five years ago)


                          "Initial definition retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attention"
                          NPicchetti (about seven years ago)

                          Term History

                          REVISION 3

                          Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:the cognitive process of selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things.

                          REVISION 2

                          Definition contributed by BGregory about eight years ago:the cognitive process of selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things. (from Wikipedia)

                          REVISION 1

                          Definition contributed by SAdministrator about nine years ago:No definition submitted yet

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