Acoustic Noise Alters Selective Attention Processes as Indicated by Direct Current (DC) Brain Potential Changes

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Trimmel, Karin; Schätzer, Julia; Trimmel, Michael;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, volume 11, issue 10, pages 9,938-9,953 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4210959, doi: 10.3390/ijerph111009938
  • Subject: direction of attention | brain DC potentials | R | attention control | attention shift | facilitation and inhibition | Medicine | Article | acoustic noise
    mesheuropmc: psychological phenomena and processes

Acoustic environmental noise, even of low to moderate intensity, is known to adversely affect information processing in animals and humans via attention mechanisms. In particular, facilitation and inhibition of information processing are basic functions of selective att... View more
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