Attention and Response Selection

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Attention and Response Selection

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description and Objective
    This course examines the way in which we concentrate one source of
    information and ignore the other sources of information in environment. The
    course will begin with an introduction of the attentional processes and the
    common approaches that are used to study attention. This will be followed by
    a presentation of the visual and auditory attention, inhibition phenomena,
    multiple-task performance. The course will also include an examination of the
    individual difference, physiological approach to attention, and attentional
    disease. The format of the course will include lectures, in-class discussion,
    and independent assignments. In this course, you are going to learn methods
    of research, current data, and current theories in the field of human attention.
    This course is based on neurosciences, computational modeling, and human
    factors, as well as cognitive psychology

    The objective of the course is for you will:

    • Be able to understand what attention is
    • Be able to understand its manifestations and its functions
    • Be able to define, utilize, and report on the research methods associated with attention
    • Understand the underlying neural processes of attention


Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations