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The psychology of attention

Author: Elizabeth A Styles
Publisher: Hove [England] ; New York : Psychology Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The psychology of attention, second edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to this fascinating and rapidly developing field. Including the problems of task combination as well as the selection and control of action, conscious and unconscious processing.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth A Styles
ISBN: 1841693960 9781841693965 1841693979 9781841693972 1841639362 9781841639369
OCLC Number: 62133776
Description: xiv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The rise of attention research : a cognitive approach --
The nature of visual attention --
Combining attributes of objects and visual search --
Auditory and crossmodal attention --
Task combination and divided attention --
Automaticity, skill and expertise --
Selection and control of action --
The nature and function of consciousness.
Responsibility: Elizabeth A. Styles.
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