TB6 P&C Lecture 1; Models of attention

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1. In Broadbents filter model, does the Short term store (S system) operate in parallel, physical features and unlimited capacity?

  • False, it has limited capacity
  • True
  • False
  • False, it operates serially
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2. What is the difference between the early filter model and the filter attenuation model?

  • "The attended message is eradicated and the unattended message takes its place"
  • Although the unattended message is not fully analysed for meaning, small familiar info (e.g names) can get through to deep analysis
  • Although the unattended message is fully analysed for meaning, small familiar info (e.g names) can get through to deep analysis

3. Which of these tasks support late selection?

  • Click displacement
  • Stroop task
  • Phoneme monitering
  • Dichotic shadowing tasks

4. What is the concept of 'filtering'?

  • Selection of events with particular physical features = processing
  • Only processing events which belong to a particular category. Takes practice to establish categories/members
  • Once a category is establish, members are selected on the basis of bias to the category rather than on physical features

5. What is change blindness?

  • Failure to accurately switch between modalities in high load scenes
  • Failure to accurately switch between modalities in low load scenes
  • Failure to detect changes in the immediate visual scene
  • Failure to see highly visible objects even though we are looking at them

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