Definition of selective attention in English:
The capacity for or process of reacting to certain stimuli selectively when several occur simultaneously.
- To illustrate the use of confidence intervals in this context, consider a study in which different groups of subjects are assigned to different conditions in a study of selective attention involving Stroop stimuli.
- This reconfiguration code could involve selective attention to the task-relevant stimulus set or memory for the relevant category associations.
- One cognitive process that has shown that shift is selective attention, which is the ability of a person to focus on one stimulus while ignoring others.
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