Challenges to attention: A continuous arterial spin labeling (ASL) study of the effects of distraction on sustained attention

@article{Demeter2011ChallengesTA,
  title={Challenges to attention: A continuous arterial spin labeling (ASL) study of the effects of distraction on sustained attention},
  author={Elise Demeter and Luis Hernandez-Garcia and Martin Sarter and Cindy Lustig},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2011},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={1518-29}
}
Maintaining attention and performance over time is an essential part of many activities, and effortful cognitive control is required to avoid vigilance decrements and interference from distraction. Regions at or near right middle frontal gyrus (Brodmann's area (BA) 9), as well as in other prefrontal and parietal areas, are often activated in studies of sustained attention (e.g., Cabeza and Nyberg, 2000; Kim et al., 2006; Lim et al., 2010). This activation has often been interpreted as… CONTINUE READING