Examining Alpha Peak Frequency and its Relationship to Sustained Attention and Memory.

Collins, Cassandra C.

While fluctuations in sustained attention can negatively impact immediate behavioral performance, the relationship between periods of inattention (e.g., mind wandering) and later memory is currently unclear. The current study used EEG to examine whether the peak of an individual’s posterior alpha rhythm, as measured by Individual Alpha Frequency (IAF), can serve as an objective marker of inattenti... read more

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