How Emotion Drives Attention
Lecture no. 11 from the course: Your Best Brain
Taught by Professor John Medina | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Your senses bombard your brain with far more information than it can possibly handle at one time. How does your brain prioritize all of the input? Examine the brain’s ability to act as a “central executive,” and see how it uses emotion like post-it notes to decide what is important.