Abstract and Keywords
Event-related brain potential (ERP) measures have made important contributions to our understanding of the mechanisms of selective attention. This chapter provides a selective and non-technical review of some of these contributions. It will concentrate mainly on research that has studied spatially selective attentional processing in vision, although research on crossmodal links in spatial attention will also be discussed. The main purpose of this chapter is to illustrate how ERP methods have helped to provide answers to major theoretical questions that have shaped research on selective attention in the past 40 years.
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