PREMOTOR THEORY OF ATTENTION

a theory positing that attention is a byproduct of the mechanisms which generate behaviors or motor reactions. It is based upon neuro-physiological proofs that space is coded in a lot of cortical circuits which have particular motor functions.

PREMOTOR THEORY OF ATTENTION: "The last four pages of this chapter will detail the premotor theory of attention."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PREMOTOR THEORY OF ATTENTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/premotor-theory-of-attention/ (accessed July 11, 2020).
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