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1 Divided Attention Dr. Kim Vu PSY 332: Cognition 1 Session 6 Is Attention Object-Based or Space-Based? A look at patients with unilateral neglect syndrome PSY 332: Cognition 2 Dr. Kim Vu PSY 332: Cognition 3 Dr. Kim Vu Divided Attention Notion of resources _____________ resources- Unitary resource model PSY 332: Cognition 4 Dr. Kim Vu _____________ resources- Multiple resource model Unitary Resource Model Views attention as a resource that can be allocated at will to various tasks All that matters is how much resources the PSY 332: Cognition 5 Dr. Kim Vu tasks demands Performance suffers when __________________________________ Traditional “Resource” Model PSY 332: Cognition 6 Dr. Kim Vu
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2 Evidence for Unitary Resource Models Type a paper Listen to music Talk on the telephone PSY 332: Cognition 7 Dr. Kim Vu Evidence for Unitary Resource Models Tasks that can be done easily PSY 332: Cognition 8 Dr. Kim Vu What happens if you are lost, the traffic is heavy, something unexpected comes at you and you?
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