Sistemas de Atención Focalizada, Sostenida y Selectiva en Universitarios de Quito-Ecuador

Carlos Ramos-Galarza, Lorena Paredes, Shirley Andrade, Washington Santillán, Lina González

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Introduction. Attention is a neuropsychological function that has threads of targeting, selectivity, sustainability, division and alternation, which enable human beings identify a particular stimulus for cognitive and brain processing. Objective. To analyze the performance of college students in a focused, sustained and selective attention test, considering age group, gender and academic level comparing factors. Method. A quantitative, non experimental, transectional and based on the comparison group research design was used. The sample size was 246 college students (50.8% men and 49.2% women), within17 and 29 years (M = 21.01, SD = 2.35) Results. It was found that targeting attentional processes, sustainability and selectivity are similar between the different age groups, educational level and gender. Conclusions. The basic attentional processes are fully developed in college students. Data are discussed around previous research and theoretical postulates of cognitive neuroscience.

Título traducido de la contribuciónFocused, sustained and selective attention systems in College Students, Quito-Ecuador
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)34-38
Número de páginas5
PublicaciónRevista Ecuatoriana de Neurologia
Volumen25
N.º1-3
EstadoPublicada - 2016
Publicado de forma externa

Palabras clave

  • College students
  • Ecuador
  • Focusing
  • Neuropsychology
  • Selective attention
  • Sustained attention

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