The impact of sleep loss on sustained and transient attention: an EEG study

Sleep restriction affects attention in different ways. Performance on an attentional blink task was unaffected by sleep restriction in two studies, but performance on a vigilance task was affected in both. In the second study, we looked at resting state EEG and found alpha was reduced after sleep restriction, which may have balanced out performance on the attentional blink task.

Temporal predictability does not impact attentional blink performance: Effects of fixed vs. random inter-trial intervals

We varied the inter-trial interval during an attentional blink task. There were no differences between fixed and random intervals between trials.