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Unformatted text preview: 3. Divided attention a. Ability to concentrate on more than one activity at a time. b. 2 reasons why kids get better at cognitive inhibition i. Brains physically mature ii. Improves their metacognitive skills 4. We have a limited capacity for attention a. We manage limited attention resources by controlling where we focus our attention 5. But once this limit is reached, no more information can be taken in and hence we have change blindness a. Whatever we can’t attend...
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, Attention span