Essays about: "orienting attention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words orienting attention.

  1. 1. Social perception in Autism : An eye tracking and pupillometric study

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Morgan Frost; [2018]
    Keywords : Autism Spectrum Disorder; ESSENCE; pupillometry; eye tracking; social processing; orienting; gaze aversion;

    Abstract : Typically developing humans innately place subjective value on social information and orient attention to it. This can be shown through eye tracking and pupillometry, a method used to show attentional engagement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Emotional attention : A cognitive neuroscience perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Veronica Carlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : emotional attention; orienting attention; visual attention; emotions;

    Abstract : Attention is a cognitive mechanism that guides our perception in order to prioritize the limited resources to the most relevant information while ignoring distracting information. Attention can be voluntarily deployed to stimuli during tasks or goals, or the features of the stimulus can capture our attention either by being salient or being emotionally induced. READ MORE

  3. 3. When the Siren Sounds : In Search of Acoustic Properties that make an Alarm Signal Effective at Capturing Attention

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Miljöpsykologi

    Author : Tomas Hansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Alarm sirens; Steady-state; Changing-state; Temporal deviant; Orienting response;

    Abstract : A functional and effective alarm signal is a critical component of alarm systems designed to alert workers of impending danger. In a previous study (Hansson, 2017) background alarm sirens composed of changing-state sounds with an embedded temporal deviant, produced greater disruption of serial short-term memory than a signal without a deviant. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring the properties of alarm signals that makes them attention-capturing: The Role of interstimulus intervals

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Miljöpsykologi

    Author : Tomas Hansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Alarm sirens; Steady-state; Changing-state; Temporal deviant; Orienting response.;

    Abstract : Alarm signals such as sirens are crucial in alerting users of impending dangers. Therefore, it is important that the siren is designed so it can capture user's attention. READ MORE

  5. 5. Alarm signals, can a change of siren speed capture human attention?

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik

    Author : Tomas Hansson; [2017]
    Keywords : Alarm system; Irrelevant sound; Deviant; Orienting response;

    Abstract : An effective alarm system is a critical part of many different types of jobs. It is also important that the alarm signal can capture human attention and convey appropriate urgency. READ MORE