News & Views | Published:

Attention — brains at work!

Nature Neurosciencevolume 3pages206208 (2000) | Download Citation

Subjects

Two new studies use event-related fMRI to reveal a network of brain regions that are activated during different steps in the control of visual spatial attention.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

References

  1. 1

    Hopfinger, J. B., Buonocore, M. H. & Mangun, G. R. Nat. Neurosci. 3, 284– 291 (2000).

  2. 2

    Corbetta, M., Kincade, J.M., Ollinger, J.M., McAvoy, M.P. & Shulman, G.L. Nat. Neurosci. 3, 292–297 (2000).

  3. 3

    Tootell, R. B. H. et al. Neuron 21, 1409–1422 (1998).

  4. 4

    Brefczynski, J. & DeYoe, E. Nat. Neurosci. 2, 370–374 (1999).

  5. 5

    Somers, D. C. et al. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96, 1663 –1668 (1999).

  6. 6

    Ghandi, S., Heeger, D. & Boynton, G. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96, 3314–3319 (1999).

  7. 7

    Martinez, A. et al. Nat. Neurosci. 2, 364– 369 (1999).

  8. 8

    Kastner, S. et al. Science 282, 108–111 (1998).

  9. 9

    Corbetta, M. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 95, 831– 838 (1998).

  10. 10

    Culham, J. C. et al. J. Neurophysiol. 80, 2657– 2670 (1998).

  11. 11

    Desimone, R. & Duncan, J. Annu. Rev. Neurosci. 18, 193–222 (1995).

  12. 12

    Mesulam, M. M. Ann. Neurol. 10, 309–325 (1981).

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

  1. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 149 13th Street, Charlestown, 02129, Massaschusetts, USA

    • Roger B.H. Tootell
    •  & Nouchine Hadjikhani

Authors

  1. Search for Roger B.H. Tootell in:

  2. Search for Nouchine Hadjikhani in:

About this article

Publication history

Issue Date

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1038/72904

Further reading

Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing