attention”the bottleneck of conscious cognition
June 17th, 2018
- Do we have plenty of attention? (Note the definitions/descriptions below.) What does it mean when many famous cognitive psychologists (e.g., Neisser, 1967) have called attention”the bottleneck of conscious cognition”?
- What does your text (Robinson-Riegler & Robinson-Riegler, 2012) mean when it talks about “The Importance of Executive Attention”? How is attention related? What 3 brain structures/systems are most related to attention?
- What does it mean to say that attention is a skill? What is the difference between controlled processing and automatic processing? (i.e., What are the main criteria?) How is attention related?
- How might your understanding of consciousness and attention be important for you in your own life?