Attentional effects in dichotic listening.

  title={Attentional effects in dichotic listening.},
  author={Arve Egil Asbj\ornsen and Kenneth Hugdahl},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={49 3},
This study addresses attentional effects in dichotic listening (DL) to consonant-vowel syllables. Previous research has shown that ear advantages in DL are modulated by biased attention to either the left or the right ear. Attentional effects in DL can be the result of two processes: facilitation of reports from the attended ear, or suppression of intrusions from the nonattended ear. Sixty-two students were tested with DL under three different task instructions: nonforced (divided) attention… CONTINUE READING