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Carruthers, L. Creativity and Attention: A Multi-Method Investigation. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1052411
Creativity is a valuable attribute that involves the generation of original ideas; attention is a vital function that facilitates information selection. Past research has rela...
Carruthers, L., MacLean, R., & Willis, A. (2018). The relationship between creativity and attention in adults. Creativity Research Journal, 30(4), 370-379
Creativity is a valuable attribute that involves the generation of original ideas; attention is a vital function that facilitates information selection. There is some evidence...
Carruthers, L. (2016). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Executive Function Impairment: An Overview. The Quarterly. 98ISSN 1746-6016
As with any cognitive ability, attention is vulnerable to dysfunction. The most common attentional problem is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This brief overv...
Carruthers, L., & Turner, P. (2016). The role of make-believe in Foley. In P. Turner, & J. T. Harviainen (Eds.), Digital Make-Believe, 125-139. BMC. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-29553-4_8
The acts of pretending and make-believe are almost exclusively studied in the context of child development and child psychology. This study was therefore an exploratory invest...
Turner, P., Turner, S., & Carruthers, L. (2014). It's not interaction, it's make believe. In Proceedings of the 2014 European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomicshttps://doi.org/10.1145/2637248.2637266
A principal, but largely unexplored, use of our cognition when using interacting technology involves pretending. To pretend is to believe that which is not the case, for examp...