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

  title={Absent-mindedness: Lapses of conscious awareness and everyday cognitive failures},
  author={J. Cheyne and Jonathan S. A. Carriere and D. Smilek},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  • J. Cheyne, Jonathan S. A. Carriere, D. Smilek
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Consciousness and Cognition
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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