Attention 1

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What is selective attention?
Focusing all our attention on one task
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What is divided attention?
Sharing your attention between tasks
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What is a dichotic listening task?
Message in one ear is repeated and the other ignored
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According to Cherry (1953), what can participants report even if the semantic content is not processed?
Physical characteristics of the voice
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In Treisman (1964), how many participants detected the unusual reading in the unattended channel?
4/30
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In Moray (1959), how many participants heard their name in the unattended message?
1/3
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What do we usually notice in the unattended channel?
Things of personal importance
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What has visual selective attention been likened to?
Torch beam
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If the change involves something central to the scene then how many alternations will participants potentially need?
12
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If the change involves something peripheral to the scene then how many alternations will participants potentially need?
25
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What percentage was the accuracy of detecting line length in Mack and Rock (1998)?
78%
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What did participants fail to see in Mack and Rock (1998)?
The replacement shapes
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In Treisman (1964), how many participants detected the unusual reading in the unattended channel?

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