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Measuring Attention Control Abilities with a Gaze Following Antisaccade Paradigm


Abstract Social gaze-following consists of both reflexive and volitional control mechanisms of saccades, similar to those evaluated in the antisaccade task. This similarity makes gaze-following an ideal medium for studying attention in a social context. The present study seeks to utilize reflexive gaze-following to develop a social paradigm for measuring attention control. Two gaze-following variations of the antisaccade task are evaluated. In version one, participants are cued with still images of a social partner looking either left or right. In version two, participants are cued with videos of a social partner shifting their gaze to the left or right. As with the traditional antisaccade task, participants are required to look in the opposite dire... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Yonehiro, Jade Noelani Lee (Author) / Duran, Nicholas D (Advisor) / Burleson, Mary H (Committee member) / Horne, Zachary (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Cognitive psychology / Social psychology / Psychology / Antisaccade / Attention / Gaze cues / Social Attention / Working Memory
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 43 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Psychology 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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