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    26
    Juin
    2017

    LPP seminar: Nilli Lavie, UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience

    11hSalle de réunion du LPP, H432, 4ème étage, Centre Biomédical des Saints Pères 45 rue des Sts Pères, 75006 Paris
    LPP seminar

    Attention, perception, and cognitive control: testing the limits

    Human capacity for perception, attention and cognitive control is limited and processing is often severely compromised in tasks that load these capacities, as well as for people with reduced capabilities. For example, High load in perceptual processing results in the phenomena of inattentional blindness and deafness; whereas individual differences in the level of attention deficits symptoms at childhood can predict level of distractibility during task performance in adulthood. In this talk, I will present recent research on the effects of perceptual load on attention, perception, awareness and cognitive control and the underlying neural mechanisms. Applications of this work in both clinical and non-clinical settings (e.g. for the automotive industry) will be described as well.

    Invited by the AVOC team

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