I need help in explaining how attentional blink relates to attention.
Provide an analysis of how the variation in time influences the probability of seeing target letters. Additionally, provide an explanation of the circumstances under which the attentional blink can be eliminated.
Also, please list three occupations in which workers' performance could be adversely affected by attentional blink. Identify and explain any problems or mistakes that could occur due to attentional blink.
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(1) I need help in explaining how attentional blink relates to attention. Provide an analysis of how the variation in time influences the probability of seeing target letters.
The human visual system responds to light defined as waves of electromagnetic energy (wave lengths] (Pinel, 2006) that provides information regarding objects and events. It is well documented in research that demonstrates how important attention is to factors such as perception, awareness, judging and making decisions. For instance, stimulation becomes available through sensory information allowing for the recognition of events and objects in which a previous stimulus has been presented (Sternberg, 2006). This previous stimulus or "priming" makes the target easier to recognize (Sternberg, 2006). According to Sternberg, attention refers to information that is noticed, and involves the awareness of some stimuli; and is important to the encoding of information for learning and memory. Visual attention refers to the ability to monitor a part of the visual field for a change in stimulation. Attentional blink is a cognitive mechanism that is designed to enhance the perception of complex sensory information through selective ...
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