02-21 lecture Slides (Final)

Covered on 0219 n key ideas a single pool of general

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Unformatted text preview: ften overconfident about our ability to detect changes in the visual scenes (= change blindness blindness) 1 2/21/13 Different Metaphors of Attention (covered on 02/14 & 02/19) n༆  Auditory selective attention n༆  Visual selective attention ¨༊  “filter” Mental Resources (Energy) ¨༊  flexible “spotlight” ¨༊  “glue” n༆  Divided attention ¨༊  “resources” or “energy” Task 1 Task 2 Kahneman’s Capacity Theory (covered on 02/19) n༆  Key ideas A single pool of general- purpose resources supports all cognitive activities ¨༊  Resource availability (= capacity) is limited, but can be influenced by various factors (e.g., arousal, fatigue) ¨༊  n༆  Supporting evidence ¨༊  The notion of limited- capacity general- purpose resources is consistent with studies of cell- phone use during driving Cell Phone Use During Driving (covered on 02/19) n༆  n༆  Cell phone conversations can negatively affect driving The problem is attentional, not...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2014 for the course PSYC 2145 taught by Professor Cheriking during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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