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  • Selector Deals With The Other Task
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    Divided Attention Do all of our cognitive processes withdraw from the same cognitive bank How is it that we are able to drive a car, chew gum, talk on the phone and listen to music all at once Is it possible that our mental resources are somehow specialized in such a way so that different tasked are allocated different resources at different strengths Our brain is unfathomable in it's ability distribute responsibility to different regions and the storage of it's memory will and can never be know...
  • Cancellation Test And A Continuous Performance Task
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    UPDATED 4/may/99 Washburn, D.A., & Putney, R.T. (1999, June). Attention Profiles of Working Memory. Paper at the meeting of the American Psychological Society. Although each construct has its own literature, phenomena, and theories, it is widely recognized that attention and working memory are integrally related. Individual differences in serial probe recognition performance were profiled across basic dimensions of attention. Good working memory tended to be associated with good concentration, s...
  • Performance Of The Two Tasks
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    Cognitive Psychology 1. Evaluate whether it is possible to perform successfully two tasks at the same time. When we think about concentrating on the performance of a task, our aim is to focus our attention on what mental or physical attributes are needed in order to perform that task successfully. Attention is essential to human performance. People are constantly under the pressure to perform two tasks at the same time. Inevitably at one stage in your life you will here the phrase "I can't do to...
  • Significant Stimuli On Performance
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    Introduction The research article being reviewed is Dissociation of Personally Significant and Task Relevant Distractors Inside and Outside the Focus of Attention: A Combined Behavioral and Psychophysiological Study. The research conducted in the article was supported by the Israel Foundation Trustees, and performed by Nur it Gronau, Asher Cohen, and Gershon Ben-Shekhar, all from the department of psychology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. The article was published in The Journal of Exp...
  • Single Cause Of Add
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    Attention Deficit Order (ADD) is a syndrome which is usually characterized by serious and persistent difficulties in poor attention span, weak impulse control and also hyperactivity. ADD is a subtype illness which included hyperactivity (ADHD). The illness is treatable, however it cannot be cured. It is a complex disorder which affects approximately 3 to 6 percent of the population. Common characteristics of ADD include inattentiveness, impulsity and usually hyperactivity. Individuals with ADD h...

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