Attention Worksheet - PSY 360 Cognitive Psychology...

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PSY 360 Cognitive Psychology University of Phoenix Material Attention Worksheet Using the text, Cognition: The Thinking Animal , the University Library, the Internet, and/or other resources, answer the following questions. Your response to each question should be at least 150 words in length. How do you define the concept of attention? We sometimes wonder how attention can influence us in varied circumstances. Can we multi- task and drive at the same time without losing attention to the street? This is a question that many people ask, because we pass vehicles and notice that very few people just focus on the road alone. Attention is a complete focus or attentiveness on one definite thing or task, while ignoring or trying to wedge out everything else. Attention may need a short period of focal point or an extended period of focus; most times, we can manage this or learn to. It is a multifaceted function which matches surrounding’s information to the needs of the creature. Sometimes our concentration shifts to matters unconnected to our external surroundings, the
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2012 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 355/360 taught by Professor Idk during the Spring '12 term at University of Phoenix.

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