Attention in Action: Advances from Cognitive Neuroscience by Glyn Humphreys, Jane Riddoch

By Glyn Humphreys, Jane Riddoch

During the last 40 years a lot paintings has assessed how consciousness modulates belief, yet really little paintings has evaluated the function of recognition in motion. this can be although contemporary examine shows that the relation among cognizance and motion is an important think about human functionality. consciousness in motion presents cutting-edge dialogue of the function of cognizance in motion and of motion in constraining awareness. The study takes an interdisciplinary procedure overlaying experimental reviews of recognition and motion, neuropsychological reports of sufferers with impaired motion and a focus, unmarried cellphone stories of cross-modal hyperlinks in consciousness and motion, and mind imaging reviews at the underlying neural circuitry. Contributions from renowned overseas researchers either evaluation the sphere and current new facts, making this publication a useful source for researchers and therapists alike.

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By Glyn Humphreys, Jane Riddoch

During the last 40 years a lot paintings has assessed how consciousness modulates belief, yet really little paintings has evaluated the function of recognition in motion. this can be although contemporary examine shows that the relation among cognizance and motion is an important think about human functionality. consciousness in motion presents cutting-edge dialogue of the function of cognizance in motion and of motion in constraining awareness. The study takes an interdisciplinary procedure overlaying experimental reviews of recognition and motion, neuropsychological reports of sufferers with impaired motion and a focus, unmarried cellphone stories of cross-modal hyperlinks in consciousness and motion, and mind imaging reviews at the underlying neural circuitry. Contributions from renowned overseas researchers either evaluation the sphere and current new facts, making this publication a useful source for researchers and therapists alike.

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Neural loci of perception–action interactions The neuropsychological data discussed here indicate that, even after damage to the parietal lobe, patients can remain sensitive to action relations between stimuli (Experiments 1–3) and to whether actions are effected to stimuli (Experiment 4). g. Milner & Goodale, 1995), perhaps modulated by more frontal regions concerned with selecting the action in the first place. On this account, we might expect that damage to the parietal lobe would abolish the ability of a patient to respond either to action relations present between stimuli or to any modulatory effects of action on perception.

When perceptual identification alone was required, there was a reliable advantage for reporting a second target when it appeared in the same “object” as the target first selected (in the “1, within” condition compared with the “1, between” condition). In contrast to this, we found no evidence on target identification for a “within object” advantage when participants carried out the pointing task. 8b). In neither experiment was there an effect of the spatial distance between the cued location and the location of the critical “E” or “reversed E” target.

Common mechanisms in perception and action (pp. 62–119). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Schneider, W. , & Deubel, H. (2002). Selection-for-perception and selection-forspatial-motor-action are coupled by visual attention: a review of recent findings and new evidence from stimulus-driven saccade control. In W. Printz & B. ), Attention and performance XIX. Common mechanisms in perception and action (pp. 609–627). Oxford: Oxford University Press. , & Schneider, W. X. (2003). Attentional selection during preparation of prehension movements.

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