TB6 P&C Lecture 1; Models of attention

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1. What does the data from Broadbent (1954) suggest?

  • Fast channel switching
  • Restricted access
  • Channel selection, slow channel switching between ears
  • Selective access, slow channel switching between ears
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2. According to Kahnemans capacity model, why does the dual task decrement arise?

  • Practice effects
  • The task requires more resources than currently available
  • Task interference
  • Researcher bias

3. What is meant by 'bioenergetic limitations?'

  • Because of the limited neural energy in the brain, there is a limitation on processing
  • Because of the unlimited neural energy in the brain, there is a limitation on processing
  • Brain has finite capacity; attention used as a resource allocation tool

4. Which of these is NOT a component of the filter model? (Broadbent, 1958)

  • Selective filter (channel selective)
  • A rehearsal mechanism
  • Short term store
  • Long term store
  • Limited capacity channel

5. What is inattentional blindness?

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

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