Attention in a social world / Michael I. Posner Posner, Michael I

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Posner, Michael I
Subjects
Attention.; Cognitive psychology.; Social interaction.
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Specialized
Summary
This volume summarizes the research on the brain mechanisms of attention, especially those from human imaging studies. Michael Posner places this research in the context of human development educational applications, and brain pathology. The study of attention is central to psychology. In this work, Michael Posner, a pioneer in attention research, presents the science of attention in a larger social context, which includes our ability to voluntarily choose and act upon an object of thought. The volume is based on fifty years of research involving behavioral, imaging, developmental, and genetic methods. It describes three brain networks of attention that carry out the functions of obtaining and maintaining the alert state, orienting to sensory events, and regulating responses. The book ties these brain networks to anatomy, conn.
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https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/156597148
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156597148

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