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PSY 360 GRADED_Assignment - Attention Worksheet


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Date Created: 11/10/15
University of Phoenix Material Attention Worksheet Using the text Cognition The Thinking Animal the University Library the Internet andor other resources answer the following questions Your response to each question should be at least 150 words in length How do you define the concept of attention Willingham 2007 explains attention to mean the mechanism for continued cognitive processing p 108 One s attention capacity not only varies between person to person but also under different conditions and within various times The manner in which a person uses attention is restricted because it is responsible for functions in both events that transpire within a person and what is going on internal as well In some instances the emotional state that a person is experiencing will influence the amount of attention they give to any particular task The consciousness or the working memory is what aids an individual to execute operations within specific cognitive orders It seems that an immense amount of processing will take place on the physical characteristics of one s exterior stimuli but that attention mediates the dispensation of meaning semantics and furthers the cognitive description of stimuli s awareness Can attention be consciously allocated to tasks Why or why not According to Willingham 2007 attention is limited continued cognitive processing cannot occur for all available stimuli simultaneously p 108 Yes and no An individual can perform a variety of tasks but the more tasks that are needed to be done the more timeconsuming the work Leaving a person to remember the sequence of order as to what was originally asked of them A person can implicitly allocate attention to a variety tasks as long as they are able to use diverse sensory output and input pathways Cognitive and attention treatments can become automatic in so doing can become evasive to a great deal of one s conscious direction The illustration in the book speaks of walking on a balance beam The first job seems to be effortless for most Yet as more jobs are given to the individual walking the beam the more difficult the task are for the person to complete the duties asked and all the while maintaining a steady pace Essentially the person has to juggle multi tasks Simultaneously the final stage is asking the person to remember the scents that were sprayed and the sequence of order Leaving a person muddled with an array of information that then becomes ambiguous What is the relationship between attention and cognition Attention and cognition work collaboratively together As we are learning the operational memory assist a person to achieve a variety of tasks thus is critical part of one s cognitive processes Working through a variety of memories and the ability to follow through their assigned tasks is great way to see how memory different tasks can work fluently Even thought our minds are always functioning we often do not grasp that the whole procedure of information that we process Attention can be covert and overt the significant thing to realize is that our brains are always functioning and taking on various tasks of stimuli s The stimuli s can include what one visualizes feels hears and even touches When asked to remember any particular sequence it might come across muddled because of distractions that otherwise have our focus With cognition and sensory data an individual will gather information from the frontal cortex and will be diverse as information as in interpreted Page 1 of1 PSY360r2 Reference Willingham D T 2007 Cognition the thinking animal 3rd ed Upper Saddle River NJ Pearson GRADED Hello Good job with completing the Attention Worksheet For this assignment you earned 5 out of 5 points Dametrius Byno Ph D GCDF Faculty University of Phoenix Page 2 of 1 PSY360r2


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