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background activity that necessarily precedes conscious mental activity; major purpose is the preparation of sensory input for use in focal-attentive processes including encoding of the basic properties of sensory input.
Attention
RPoldrack about six years ago.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure preattentive processing

TaskContrast Measure

word identification
  • primed identification
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Posner cueing task
  • incongruent response time - congruent response time
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  • congruent response time - uncued response time
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NPicchetti (about seven years ago)

Term History

REVISION 3

Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:background activity that necessarily precedes conscious mental activity; major purpose is the preparation of sensory input for use in focal-attentive processes including encoding of the basic properties of sensory input.

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:background activity that necessarily precedes conscious mental activity; major purpose is the preparation of sensory input for use in focal-attentive processes including encoding of the basic properties of sensory input. (from http://www.accessmylibrary.com/article-1G1-74572567/preattentive-processing-and-cognitive.html)

REVISION 1

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

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