Attention: Selection , Awareness, And Control / Edition 1
Through the course of his long and distinguished career, Donald Broadbent has made major and lasting contributions to the field of applied psychology. His immensely important and varied body of work on attentional control of complex tasks, conscious awareness, stress, and the influences attention and selection have upon perceptual processes, was a strong influence on subsequent leaders in the field. Many of these experts address the impact of Broadbent's work on their own investigations in this book, a collection of authoritative, informative reviews as well as an homage to one of the most significant researchers in experimental psychology. It will be of great interest to researchers and students in applied psychology, including those specializing in information processing, human-computer interactions, and industrial/organizational psychology.
List of contributors Donald Broadbent I. Perception: selection and attention Introduction, Peter McLeod 1. The perception of features and objects, Anne Treisman 2. On the output of a visual fixation, Andries F. Sanders 3. Selection of input and goal in the control of behaviour, John Duncan 4. Filtering and physiology in visual search: a convergence of behavioural and neurophysiological measures, Peter McLeod and Jon Driver 5. Objects, streams, and threads of auditory attention, Dylan Jones II: Attentional control of complex tasks Introduction, Neville Moray 6. Designing for attention, Neville Moray 7. Motor programs and musical performance, L. Henry Shaffer 8. Working memory or working attention?, Alan Baddeley 9. Supervisory control of action and thought selection, Tim Shallice and Paul Burgess 10. Crystal quest: a search for the basis of maintenance of practised skills into old age, Patrick M. A. Rabbitt III: Conscious awareness Introduction, Lawrence Weiskrantz 11. Search for the unseen, Lawrence Weiskrantz 12. Implicit learning: reflections and prospects, Dianne Berry 13. Redefining automaticity: unconscious influences, awareness, and control, Larry L. Jacoby, Diane Ste-Marie, and Jeffrey P. Toth 14. Varieties of consciousness and levels of awareness in memory, Endel Tulving IV: Attention, arousal, and stress Introduction, Andrew Smith 15. Viral illnesses and performance, Andrew Smith 16. Cognitive-energetical control of mechanisms in the management of work demands and psychological health, G. Robert J. Hockey 17. Individual differences in personality and motivation: 'non-cognitive' determinants of cognitive performance, William Revelle 18. Selective effects of emotion on information-processing, John D. Teasdale 19. Interaction of arousal and selection in the posterior attention network, Michael I. Posner 20. Self-report questionnaires in cognitive psychology: have they delivered the goods?, James Reason Name index Subject index