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The attentive homunculus: now you see it, now you don't.

Abstract:

The nature of the neural system that directs our attention toward selective items in the extrapersonal world is a longstanding and interesting puzzle. The ability to image the human brain at work non-invasively using positron-emission tomography or functional magnetic resonance has provided the means to investigate this issue. In this article, I review the contributions of brain imaging toward the characterization of attentional control in the human brain. The majority of experiments to date ...

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Journal:
Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews
Volume:
25
Issue:
6
Pages:
477-496
Publication date:
2001-08-05
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EISSN:
1873-7528
ISSN:
0149-7634
URN:
uuid:db57b16f-adc2-4fdd-b574-5182762e4c83
Source identifiers:
29143
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pubs:29143

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