Chapter 38. Attention and Consciousness

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Nilli Lavie

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch39

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Lavie, N. (2007) Attention and Consciousness, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch39

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120197

Online ISBN: 9780470751466

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Keywords:

  • attention;
  • assessment;
  • awareness;
  • retina;
  • central location

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Attention and Consciousness

  • Assessment of the Role of Attention in Conscious Perception: Direct vs. Indirect Measures

  • The Early and Late Selection Debate: Direct Measures

  • The Early and Late Selection Debate: Indirect Measures

  • A Resolution of the Debate in Terms of the Distinction between Direct and Indirect Measures?

  • Resolution of the Early and Late Selection Debate within Perceptual Load Th eory

  • The Role of Perceptual Load in “Inattentional Blindness”

  • The Role of Attention in Determining Awareness of Change or “Change Blindness”

  • Conclusion