Testing the Efficiency and Independence of Attentional Networks

@article{Fan2002TestingTE,
  title={Testing the Efficiency and Independence of Attentional Networks},
  author={Jin Fan and Bruce D. McCandliss and Tobias Sommer and Amir Raz and Michael I. Posner},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2002},
  volume={14},
  pages={340-347}
}
In recent years, three attentional networks have been defined in anatomical and functional terms. These functions involve alerting, orienting, and executive attention. Reaction time measures can be used to quantify the processing efficiency within each of these three networks. The Attention Network Test (ANT) is designed to evaluate alerting, orienting, and executive attention within a single 30-min testing session that can be easily performed by children, patients, and monkeys. A study with 40… 
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