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cogs107cs7 - I. Attention: a. Four parts: i. Selection 1....

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I. Attention: a. Four parts: i. Selection 1. eg dichotic listening (what about DJs -- can be a learned skill) ii. Focusing 1. eg cocktail party effect iii. Ignoring iv. limited capacity b. traditional information processing views (broadbent bottleneck) i. filter, gate, select or inhibit c. early selection model vs late selection d. The brain and attention: i. cortex: 1. parietal a. strokes (mediocerebral artery aneurysm) b. usually right parietal patients c. hemispatial neglect (object centered) -- input or output i. denial of illness ii. denial of left limb existence iii. space issues iv. motor and space combo? need to embody space in left side to understand left side space??? d. depends on locus of focus/center of field e. left parietal (post) damage: i. compound words fail to see right side ii. lexical issues 2. frontal a. decision making b. directing attention c. executive function d. possibly suppression or modulation of areas responsible for processing unattended stimuli i. eg “ignore face, attend to places”
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course COGS 107C taught by Professor Chiba during the Spring '07 term at UCSD.

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