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> From: b.manor at unsw.edu.au (Barry Manor, presumably)
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> Subject: Automatic / Controlled Processing
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>> I am looking for opinions on biological concomitants of automatic and
> controlled processes (psychological constructs as suggested by Schneider &
> Shiffrin, 1977).
>> It seems that the orienting response, mismatch negativity and P300a, among
> others, have all been linked with AUTOMATIC processing in the literature.
> N200 and P300 ERP components have been associated with CONTROLLED processing.
> Any comments on this?
>> In our lab (in Sydney, Australia) we have an integrated system which allows us
> to record 32-channel EEG, eye movements, pupil area, galvanic skin
> response and cardiac and respiratory rhythms concurrently.
>> Having collected a reasonable amount of data in a schizophrenia study, I am
> now trying to come to grips with the (tenuous!) link between automatic and
> controlled processing, working memory (e.g. Park & Holzman 1992) and
> short-term visual memory (e.g. Raymond Knight et al., 1985). I am trying to
> link these concepts in with popular theories on hemispheric dysfunction in
> schizophrenia and associated hemineglect (e.g. Michael Posner and Terrence
>> If anyone has expertise in this area or would like to discuss these issues
> further, please contact me via email or post to this newsgroup.
>> Barry Manor Physiologist Cognitive Neuroscientist Biomedical
> PhD Student in Medicine @ University of Sydney,
> Generally Confused, Lover of Bicycles, Bartok and
> DoD #620 BMW R100GS 'Chuggy'. Turns mountains into
> E-mail: b.manor at unsw.edu.au (University of New South
Hi Barry! Have a look at the Sport Science literature.
They are very interested in this topic. John Shaw.