1 Attention as an Organ System

  title={1 Attention as an Organ System},
  author={Michael I. Posner and Jin Fan},
In recent years it has been possible to examine selective attention as an organ system with its own functional anatomy, circuitry and cellular structure. Although information remains incomplete on each of these levels, this view has already altered our knowledge concerning many perplexing problems in cognitive science and allowed important insights into neurological and psychiatric disorders of children and of adults. It promises to help describe the evolutionary and developmental basis of a… CONTINUE READING


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