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Attention as foraging for information and value.

Abstract:

What is the purpose of attention? One avenue of research has led to the proposal that attention might be crucial for gathering information about the environment, while other lines of study have demonstrated how attention may play a role in guiding behavior to rewarded options. Many experiments that study attention require participants to make a decision based on information acquired discretely at one point in time. In real-world situations, however, we are usually not presented with informati...

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Publisher copy:
10.3389/fnhum.2013.00711
Journal:
Frontiers in human neuroscience More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
NOV
Pages:
711
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1662-5161
ISSN:
1662-5161
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:479624
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uuid:912b31e1-d038-424b-a2e5-edeaf00137ea
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pubs:479624
Source identifiers:
479624
Deposit date:
2014-08-16

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