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Attention and Consciousness

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

The importance afforded to the topic of attention in cognitive psychology is partly owing to the fact that attention is thought to be intimately related to consciousness. This connection leads many psychologists to hope that theories of attention will enable us ...