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Attention, Neuroimaging Studies of

  • By: Joseph Hopfinger
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Neuroimaging methods allow the neural basis of attention to be investigated within the healthy, living human brain. Two broad classes of neuroimaging methods are electromagnetic methods, such as electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetoencephalography (MEG), and hemodynamic methods, such as positron ...