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Extinction: a window into attentional competition.

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Extinction is an example of how stimulus selection may be affected by an imbalance in competition for attentional selection. Patients with extinction are able to process stimuli in either hemispace, but only when presented in isolation. Following brain injury, stimuli will not be processed as efficiently in the damaged hemisphere and so may fail to be detected when other stimuli are competing for selection. In this review we discuss some of the factors that contribute to the recovery from ext...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Progress in brain research
Volume:
176
Pages:
149-159
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1875-7855
ISSN:
0079-6123
URN:
uuid:ccaaddcb-889e-4221-82f4-09c48be9c81d
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266062
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pubs:266062

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