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a motivated activation of attention systems in order to stabilize or recover attentional performance in response to the detection of errors and reward loss or, more generally, deteriorating attentional performance; amount of attentional resources needed for a particular situation; engagement of attentional resources

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attentional effort
is a kind of

  • effort
  • attentional effort
    is a part of

  • cognitive effort
  • are a kind of
    attentional effort

    No associations
    are a part of
    attentional effort

    No associations

    Tasks that are asserted to measure attentional effort

    Task Contrast Measure


    More attention must be paid: the neurobiology of attentional effort.
    Sarter M, Gehring WJ, Kozak R
    Brain research reviews (Brain Res Rev)
    2006 Aug