attentional attentional


  • (adj) of or relating to attention


  1. That's what Daniel Gilbert, author and Harvard psychology professor, means by "attentional collapse": it's the idea that when we are actually having an engaging, encompassing .
  2. They are taught to tone down their "attentional bias," a tendency to stress their supposed social stumbles, and their "interpretation bias," a habit of picking up neutral cues from .
  3. According to Dimitri Christakis, codirector of the Child Health Institute at the University of Washington, "The more TV babies watch, the more likely they are to have attentional .



  • "Their previous practice of meditation is influencing their performance on this task," Davidson says. "The conventional view is that attentional resources are limited. This shows that attention capabilities can be enhanced through learning."
    on May 7, 2007 By: Richard Davidson Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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