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Unformatted text preview: iv. Selective attention the focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus 1. Cocktail party effect ability to attend to only one voice among many v. Selective inattention 1. Inattentional blindness failing to see visible objects when our attention is directed elsewhere 2. Change blindness failing to notice changes in the environment 3. Change deafness 4. Choice blindness 3. Sleep and Dreams a. Biological Rhythms and Sleep i. Circadian Rhythm biological clock; regular bodily rhythms that occur on a 24-hour cycle ii. Sleep Stages 1. REM sleep rapid eye movement sleep, a recurring...
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- Spring '09