Selective Attention and Cognitive Control.
OREGON UNIV EUGENE DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY
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Studies of selective attention suggest a system which operates across modalities and on many forms of internal representation. Complex analysis, even semantic analysis, of sensory input may occur automatically without attention, but attention controls the locus of action. Investigation of spatial attention within the visual system provides a means to explore the neural systems involved in the control of attention. Author
- Anatomy and Physiology