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The Psychology of Attention: Critical Concepts in Psychology; 4 volume set.


The Psychology of Attention: Critical Concepts in Psychology; 4 volume set

Edited by Michael I. Posner



2264 pages



Critical Concepts in Psychology


This four-volume set contains 97 articles (previously written or published from ancient times to 2012) on the psychology of attention, looking at historical perspectives, empirical findings and theoretical papers, and applications of attention to various problems, including psychopathology. They discuss ancient ideas from those like Lao-Tzu, conceptual foundations, neuropsychology, information processing, and empirical methods up to World War II; empirical studies since 1960, on processing stages and effort, orienting of attention, executive network, and alerting; theories of attention since 1960, including behavioral-computational, neuronal, neural system, and connectionist models; and applications of attention in development, consciousness, human performance, training, and pathology. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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