CFP MLA 2013 -- The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention
We invite abstracts for a session focusing on the neuroscience of attention. How do recent developments in understanding perception and focus relate to research on reading processes? What do readers miss, what do they foreground and why? How do priming effects from marketing and commercialism, for example, direct attention? What do studies on lack of attention (e.g., ADHD) contribute to the discussion?

Please send a 300-word abstract and brief CV by March 15 to both Julien Simon jjsimon@indiana.edu and Elizabeth Nixon nixon.94@osu.edu

cfp categories: 
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
medieval
poetry
renaissance
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian