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Executive function deficits can lead to attentional impairments during alcohol dependence

Executive function deficits can lead to attentional impairments during alcohol dependence | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Previous research has shown that alcohol-dependent (AD) individuals exhibit frontal lobe abnormalities. A focus on memory-executive dysfunctions, however, has led to a neglect of several other high-level cognitive functions, such as attentional biases and deficits.
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Brain regions 'tune' activity to enable attention

Brain regions 'tune' activity to enable attention | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
The brain appears to synchronize the activity of different brain regions to make it possible for a person to pay attention or concentrate on a task, scientists have learned.
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This is your brain on Jane Austen, and Stanford researchers are taking notes

This is your brain on Jane Austen, and Stanford researchers are taking notes | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Researchers observe the brain patterns of literary PhD candidates while they're reading a Jane Austen novel.
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» Breaking Down Brain’s Workings in Complex Attention Tasks - Psych Central News

» Breaking Down Brain’s Workings in Complex Attention Tasks - Psych Central News | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Say you are trying to pick a face out of a crowd. It’s a complicated task for your brain -- it has to retrieve the memory of the person’s face, then hold it in
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What Jane Austen can teach us about how the brain pays attention | Literally Psyched, Scientific American Blog Network

What Jane Austen can teach us about how the brain pays attention | Literally Psyched, Scientific American Blog Network | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
I don’t remember if I had any problems paying attention to Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park when I first read it. I doubt it, though. I devoured ...
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