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A neural marker of content-specific active ignoring.

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The ability to attend to relevant events and to ignore irrelevant stimuli is crucial to survival. Theories disagree on whether this ability is dependent solely on increased neural activation for relevant items or whether active ignoring can also play a role. The authors examined the active ignoring of stimuli using a preview search procedure, where irrelevant faces appeared prior to relevant house stimuli. They found increased activation in brain regions associated with spatial memory and in ...

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10.1037/0096-1523.34.2.286

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
286-297
Publication date:
2008-04-05
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EISSN:
1939-1277
ISSN:
0096-1523
URN:
uuid:9339d903-1745-49a9-beff-4e0c55e5f20c
Source identifiers:
290668
Local pid:
pubs:290668

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