A fronto-parietal network for rapid visual information processing: a PET study of sustained attention and working memory

@article{Coull1996AFN,
  title={A fronto-parietal network for rapid visual information processing: a PET study of sustained attention and working memory},
  author={Jennifer T. Coull and Chris D. Frith and R. S. J. Frackowiak and Paul M. Grasby},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1996},
  volume={34},
  pages={1085-1095}
}
The rapid visual information processing (RVIP) task, a test of sustained attention which also requires working memory for its successful execution, has been used in a number of human psychopharmacological studies. Single digits are presented in quick succession (100 or 200 digits/min) on a computer screen, and target sequences of numbers must be detected with a button press. Although previous neuroimaging studies have implicated the frontal and parietal cortices in performance of simple… Expand
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