Vision: attending the invisible.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Authors:

Braun, Jochen

Source:

Current biology : CB, Cell Press, Volume 17, Number 6, p.R202–3 (2007)

ISBN:

0960-9822

URL:

http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0960982207008779

Keywords:

Attention, Awareness, Brain Mapping, Humans, Photic Stimulation, Visual Perception, Visual Perception: physiology

Abstract:

In everyday vision, attention and awareness are hand in glove and almost impossible to tell apart. Recent work has exploited more contrived situations that allow these psychologically defined processes to be dissociated, providing insights into their respective neurophysiological correlates.