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Changes in the spatial spread of attention with ageing

Lawrence, Rebecca; Edwards, Mark; Goodhew, Stephanie Catherine

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Spatial attention is a necessary cognitive process, allowing for the direction of limited capacity resources to varying locations in the visual field for improved visual processing. Thus, understanding how ageing influences these processes is vital. The current study explored the relationship between the spatial spread of attention and healthy ageing using an inhibition of return task to tap visual attention processing. This task allowed us to measure the spatial distribution of inhibition, and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-06-29
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/154735
Source: Acta psychologica
DOI: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2018.06.009

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