Example sentences for: alerting

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  • These networks carry out the functions of alerting, orienting and executive control [ 21 22 ] . Alerting is defined as achieving and maintaining a state of high sensitivity to incoming stimuli; orienting is the selection of information from sensory input; and executive control is defined as involving the mechanisms for resolving conflict among thoughts, feelings and responses.

  • Imaging studies show that the alerting network depends largely on frontal and parietal areas of the right hemisphere [ 3 4 ] . The orienting network has important involvement of superior and inferior parts of the parietal lobe in conjunction with frontal and subcortical structures related to eye movements [ 5 ] . The executive control network involves frontal areas including the anterior cingulate and lateral prefrontal cortex [ 6 ] .

  • The C1460T polymorphism showed no significant association with alerting, but shows a modest association with executive attention (P < 0.05).

  • The alerting effect was calculated by subtracting the mean RT of the conditions with double cue from the mean RT of the conditions with no cue.

  • Since neither of these conditions provides information on the spatial location of the target, the subtraction gives a pure measure of alerting.


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