Psy 360 : cognitive psychology : attention worksheet

Attention Worksheet


Using the text, Cognition: The Thinking Animal, the University Library, the Internet, and/or other resources, answer the following questions.  Your response to each question should be at least 150 words in length.


1.     How do you define the concept of attention?


2.     Can attention be consciously allocated to tasks?  Why or why not?


3.    What is the relationship between attention and cognition?