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two-stage process in which attention is distributed uniformly over the external visual scene and processing of information is performed in parallel, attention is then concentrated to a specific area of the visual scene (i.e. it is focused), and processing is performed in a serial fashion.
Attention
BGregory about six years ago.

Asserted relationships to other concepts

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Tasks that are asserted to measure visual attention

TaskContrast Measure

visuospatial cueing task
  • reaction time to incongruent cues minus reaction time to congruent cues
(details) 

visual pursuit/tracking
  • d' (difference between correct identifications and false alarms)
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visual attention task
  • reaction time after some manipulation minus reaction time at baseline
(details) 

rapid serial object transformation
  • ERP strength minus baseline
(details) 
  • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls
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fixation task
  • degree of eye movement
(details) 

User Discussion


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

Term History

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:two-stage process in which attention is distributed uniformly over the external visual scene and processing of information is performed in parallel, attention is then concentrated to a specific area of the visual scene (i.e. it is focused), and processing is performed in a serial fashion. (from Wikipedia)

REVISION 1

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

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