Attention, Control, and Sampling Behaviour

  • Neville Moray
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 1)


In the last twenty years there has been a remarkable renaissance in research on attention, dominated by the influence of Broadbent (1958, 1971), who has succeeded in synthesising much of the work into a coherent whole. Within the area of attention several themes have developed almost independently, in particular those of selective attention (Broadbent, 1958; Treisman, 1960, 1969; Moray, 1969) and vigilance (Broadbent, 1971; Mackworth, 1970; Jerison, 1970; Buckner and McGrath, 1963). The degree to which progress in these two fields has been largely independent is underlined by the structure of the review by Swets and Kristofferson (1970).


Selective Attention Human Operator Internal Model Control Task Force Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neville Moray
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyStirling UniversityStirlingScotland

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