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Attention and Action

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

This entry deals with attention and its interrelations with goal-directed action. Attention is not easy to define. In the broadest sense, attention research concerns the neurocognitive processes by which coordinated, purposeful behavior emerges from the distributed ...