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Chapter 6

PSYC 267 Chapter 6: Chapter 6 Summary


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC-267
Professor
Taylor
Chapter
6

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Visual Attention
ATTENTION AND PERCEIVING THE ENVIRONMENT
Why Is Selective Attention Necessary?
How Is Selective Attention Achieved?
What Determines How We Scan a Scene?
HOW DOES ATTENTION AFFECT OUR ABILITY TO PERCEIVE?
Perception Can Occur Without Focused Attention
Perception Can Be Affected by a Lack of Focused Attention
Change Detection
DOES ATTENTION ENHANCE PERCEPTION?
Effects of Attention on Information Processing
Effects of Attention on Perception
ATTENTION AND EXPERIENCING A COHERENT WORLD
Why Is Binding Necessary?
Feature Integration Theory
Searching for Conjunctions
The Physiological Approach to Binding
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF ATTENTION
ATTENTION IN AUTISM
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