SECONDARY ATTENTION By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Engaged concentration which requires cognizant exertion, for example the attentiveness required to examine a work of art. Compare with: primary attention. SECONDARY ATTENTION: "Secondary attention is employed when scrutinizing art or sculpture." Related Psychology Terms SECONDARY TASK METHODOLOGY PRIMARY ATTENTION BORG SCALE BORG SCALE POSITION ANALYSIS QUESTIONNAIRE (PAQ) ATTENTION OVERLOAD SECONDARY TASK BIOLOGICALLY SECONDARY ABILITY SECONDARY CARE DISTRACTION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SECONDARY ATTENTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/secondary-attention/ (accessed October 15, 2019).