selective attention


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selective attention

n
(Psychology) psychol the process by which a person can selectively pick out one message from a mixture of messages occurring simultaneously
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selective attention

n (Psych) → selektives Aufnahmevermögen
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Instead of picking up on his message, the disciples, who exercised selective attention deficit whenever the conversation turned toward sacrifice or suffering, focused not on the widow but on the temple whose collection basket she had enriched.
Humans are very selective in their attitudes toward threatened species, and obviously Cecil, a beautiful beast, is the beneficiary of very selective attention.
At the UO, Awh conducted behavioral and biological studies of selective attention and working memory.
Second, we plan to develop experimental tests dissecting the basic forces driving selective attention and decisions.
05) improved their cognitive function, including memory and selective attention, compared to the people receiving usual care.
Landy and Saarela's study focused on selective attention to specific visual aspects of an object, such as its color or texture.
This opinion is in agreement with activated and resources models of selective attention, according to which definite, limited resources are required for analysis and selection of signals.
Selective attention has traditionally been viewed as unique to humans.
Part III explores the interaction of attention with cognitive processes, including an evolutionary perspective, reward attention, item individuation, selective attention and cognitive load, and N400 differences in Parkinson's disease.
If one has the mindset that a person is a difficult person, then they could quite easily put up barriers to listening using selective attention and listening with an agenda.
His approach also highlights what many would argue is an ongoing battle in today's Air Force dealing with discrimination fueled by biases and selective attention.

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