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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Ruff, Holly Alliger.
Attention in early development.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Holly Alliger Ruff; Mary Klevjord Rothbart
|ISBN:||9780198023548 0198023545 1280834447 9781280834448|
|Notes:||Originally published: 1996.|
|Description:||1 online resource (294 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||1. Introduction; 2. Constructs and Measures; 3. Looking and Visual Attention: Overview and Developmental Framework; 4. Scanning, Searching, and Shifting Attention; 5. Development of Selectivity; 6. Development of Attention as a State; 7. Focused Visual Attention and Resistance to Distraction; 8. Increasing Independence in the Control of Attention; 9. Attention in Learning and Performance; 10. Individual Differences in Attention; 11. Early Manifestations of Attention Deficits; 12. Individuality and Development; 13. Recapitulation; References; Author Index; Subject Index.|
|Responsibility:||Holly Alliger Ruff and Mary Klevjord Rothbart.|
Ruff and Rothbart have produced a plausible account of the role and development of attention in children. Although the major dependent measures have been based on visual inspection paradigms, this is