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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 212
Professor
Remy Allard
Semester
Fall

Description
November 15 2011Visual Attention and Perceptual AwarenessAttention selection for awarenessAttention selects information for awarenessWe cannot process everything in parallelVisual system in lower functions can process in parallel but cannot happen at a higher levelMany details are processed but only a few are selectedSensory inputsregister featuresselection filter bottleneckhigh level analysisawarenessFor example reading two sentences at the same time is not possibledivided attention is not possible because reading requires too much attentionInvolutary attention orienting reflex overt orientingoUnexpected event orienting body towards the actionoEyes move firstAttentional gaze covert orienting moving the focus of attention without moving the eyesoUsually tempted to move your eyes thoughOther events are selected voluntarilyWhether voluntary or involuntary attention can select based on either features or locationoColo
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