Everyday Attention : Variation in Mind Wandering and Memory in a Lecture

@inproceedings{Risko2012EverydayA,
  title={Everyday Attention : Variation in Mind Wandering and Memory in a Lecture},
  author={Evan F. Risko and Nicola C. Anderson and Amara Sarwal and M Engelhardt and Alan Kingstone},
  year={2012}
}
Understanding the factors underlying variation in attentional state is critical in a number of domains. Here, we investigate the relation between time on task and mind wandering (i.e., a state of decoupled attention) in the context of a lecture. Lectures are the primary means of knowledge transmission in post secondary education rendering an understanding of attentional variations in lectures a pressing practical concern. We report two experiments wherein participants watched a video recorded… CONTINUE READING

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