Attention (disambiguation)

Attention (disambiguation)

Attention is the mental process involved in attending to stimuli.

Attention may also refer to:

In psychology and neuroscience

* Attention span, the amount of time a person can concentrate on a single activity
* Selective attention, the process by which only a subset of stimuli received by our sensory organs are selected to enter the consciousness
* Attentional bias, a type of cognitive bias
* Attention management, the practise of using automation and user interface techniques to provide greater context and control over how and when information is displayed
* Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, a developmental disorder
* Adult attention-deficit disorder, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder present in adulthood

In music

* "Attention" (GusGus album) an album by GusGus
* "Attention!", an album by Alexander Klaws
* "Pay Attention", an album by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
* "Attention Please" (album), an album by Caroline's Spine
* "Jerks Of Attention" (Jebediah), the first single released by Jebediah

In computing

* Secure attention key, a key combination entered before a login screen is presented
* Attention feed, an xml feed defined by the user to find more specific data feeds
* Attention To Detail, a Warwickshire-based British software house
* Principles of attention stress, a user interface design theory
* Attention stream, a method of gathering and presenting data according to tags attached to that data
* Attention Profile Markup Language, an XML-based format for capturing a person's interests and dislikes.

In other uses

* Attention (advertising), the measure of an advertisement's ability to win the audience's attention
* Attention economy, an approach to the management of information that treats human attention as a scarce commodity. It is also linked with the concept of long term attention.
* At attention, the military courtesy of standing erect when ordered to
* Mindfulness, a Buddhist conception of attention
* Eight Points of Attention, a military doctrine that was issued in 1928 by Mao Zedong
* "Short Attention Span Theater", a Comedy Central television series
* The Centre of Attention is a London-based contemporary art organisation
* Social attention. Level of attention that people dedicate to interacting with other. (this concept is linked with Attention economy)

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