Chapter 18 Outline

Introduction: One Thing at a Time

Attention

Attention Selects Stimuli for Processing

Study questions: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Attention May Be Endogenous or Exogenous

Study questions: 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12

BOX 18.1 Reaction-Time Responses, from Input to Output

Electrophysiological Techniques Trace Rapid Changes of Brain Activity

Study questions: 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18

Many Brain Regions Are Involved in Processes of Attention

Study questions: 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23

Two Cortical Networks Collaborate to Govern Attention

Study questions: 24 | 25

Disorders Provide Clues about the Organization of Attention

Study questions: 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30

Consciousness

Consciousness Is the Most Mysterious Property of the Nervous System

Study questions: 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37

The Frontal Lobes Govern Our Most Complex Behavior

Study questions: 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43

BOX 18.2 Phineas Gage

The Cutting Edge: Putting the You in YouTube

Study questions: 44 | 45

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