Assessment of Attention in Preschoolers
Selective Attention. As humans, our senses are constantly bombarded by stimuli. Because there are limits to the capacity of human information processing, development of goal-directed behavior requires a high degree of selectivity within the attentional system (Lachter, Forster, & Ruthruff, 2004).To this end, Broadbent (1958) proposed a selective filter model of attention in which stimuli are ...
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