Attention and information processing

Attention and information processingLearning outcomes:

 

By the end of this module you should be able to:

 

  • define basic models of attention and information processing

     

  • describe some of the tasks used to measure attention

     

  • identify how attentional deficits may give rise to psychotic symptoms

     

  • explain some of the therapies used to aid recovery of attentional deficits

     

  • describe how attentional deficits manifest in non-psychotic disorders

     

  • use your learning from this module in your clinical practice

     

  • describe some of the important experiments and literature which give rise to the learning gained in this module.

 

Start the module

 

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British Journal of Psychiatry

 

 

 

Related BJPsych articles

 

Download take-home notes to print and annotate

Download take-home notes to print and annotate

 

Reading listKey reading: selected texts to read with this module

 

The exam syllabus

Exam syllabus 

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