Absent-mindedness: Lapses of conscious awareness and everyday cognitive failures

@article{Cheyne2006AbsentmindednessLO,
  title={Absent-mindedness: Lapses of conscious awareness and everyday cognitive failures},
  author={J. Allan Cheyne and Jonathan S. A. Carriere and Daniel Smilek},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={578-592}
}
A brief self-report scale was developed to assess everyday performance failures arising directly or primarily from brief failures of sustained attention (attention-related cognitive errors-ARCES). The ARCES was found to be associated with a more direct measure of propensity to attention lapses (Mindful Attention Awareness Scale--MAAS) and to errors on an existing behavioral measure of sustained attention (Sustained Attention to Response Task--SART). Although the ARCES and MAAS were highly… Expand
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