What is attention?
What is focused attention?
Why is focused visual attention the most investigated area of attention?
What major systems are involved in visual attention?
What is the endogenous system, and where is it located?
What is the exogenous attentional system, and where is it located?
What evidence is there to support two attentional systems?
What brain networks are involved in the two attentional systems?
What is visual neglect, and how does it provide evidence for stimulus driven processing?
What is the single spotlight theory?
Describe La Berge's zoom lens study.
How does La Berge's study provide evidence for the single spotlight model?
What is the multiple spotlight theory?
Describe Awh & Pashler's study of the multiple spotlight model.
What are the three possibilities for selection?
What evidence is there for location based attention?
What evidence is there for object based selection?
What is inhibition of return?
What factors influence processing of unattended visual stimuli?
What evidence is there for Lavie's two functions?
Why is divided attention important to study?
What factors influence dual task performance?
What are the distinctions between automatic and controlled processing?
What models exist for explaining divided attention or dual task activity?
What area of the brain is associated with task co-ordination?
Why does speaking on the phone while driving cause accidents?