Anticipatory Biasing of Visuospatial Attention Indexed by Retinotopically Specific α-Bank Electroencephalography Increases over Occipital Cortex

  title={Anticipatory Biasing of Visuospatial Attention Indexed by Retinotopically Specific $\alpha$-Bank Electroencephalography Increases over Occipital Cortex},
  author={Michael S. Worden and John J. Foxe and Norman Wang and Gregory V. Simpson},
  journal={The Journal of Neuroscience},
  pages={RC63 - RC63}
Alpha-band (8-14 Hz) oscillatory EEG activity was examined with high-density scalp electrical recording during the cue-stimulus interval of an endogenous spatial cueing paradigm. In different blocks, cued spatial locations (left or right) were in either the upper or lower visual field, and attended stimuli were either oriented Ts or moving dots. Distractor stimuli were equally likely in the uncued hemifield. Sustained focal increases of alpha-band activity were seen over occipital cortex… 

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