FOCAL ATTENTION

name given to the attention we focus on a certain stimuli while disregarding the rest. Information in our attention span is focal attention and researchers are looking in to how our memory deals with this.

FOCAL ATTENTION: "Joe used all of his focal attention on painting the eaves."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FOCAL ATTENTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/focal-attention/ (accessed July 22, 2018).
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