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Unformatted text preview: ATTENTION: SELECTIVITY AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION SELECTIVITY what events capture attention? how complete is selectivity? AROUSAL AND ALERTNESS does capacity change over time? how is it affected by arousal,task demands or intention? DIVIDED ATTENTION how well can we do two things at once? can we improve our skill in dividing attention? MEASURING WHERE ATTENTION IS FOCUSSED tracking eye fixations tracking ear fixations (shadowing) this is the first day of the rest of your life in the. when in the course of .. and another score for the Gators .. another score, uh EYE TRACKING TECHNOLOGY Seven records of eye movements by the same subject. Each record lasted 3 minutes. 1) Free examination . Before subsequent recordings, the subject was asked to: 2) estimate the material circumstances of the family; 3) give the ages of the people; 4) surmise what the family had been doing before the arrival of the "unexpected visitor;" 5) remember the clothes worn by the people; 6) remember the position of the people and objects in the room; 7) estimate how long the "unexpected visitor" had been away from the family (from Yarbus (1967). Fig. 4-18, p. 12 DYNAMICS OF VISUAL ATTENTION COVERT SHIFTS OF SPATIAL ATTENTION (Posner & Cohen, 1984) fixate center throughout trial: @ respond to target figure: X @ cue for likely side of test: (p. = .8)(p....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course EXP 3604 taught by Professor Fasig during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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CP_atten_post - ATTENTION: SELECTIVITY AND RESOURCE...

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