Attention in Human VS Machine

Paying attention includes a wide set of cognitive processes.

As the world we live in gets increasingly complex, many adults wonder about their own attention processes. Many seek out professional help to discuss about possible Attention Deficits (often referred to as “ADHD”), wanting to know if their lack of attention is “normal”.

But what is attention? What does “normal” attention works in humans?  Here is a Frontier Paper on Attention. Human VS Machine.  This paper includes a good summary of the classic attention theories in humans, its relationship to executive control and to memory. The paper includes a section about “artificial attention” : attention in machine learning.