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In general, humans have impressive recognition memory for previously viewed pictures. Many people spend years becoming experts in highly specialized image sets. For example, cytologists are experts at searching micrographs filled with potentially cancerous cells and radiologists are expert at searching mammograms for indications of cancer. Do these experts(More)
In everyday life, we often need to track several objects simultaneously, a task modeled in the laboratory using the multiple-object tracking (MOT) task [Pylyshyn, Z., & Storm, R. W. Tracking multiple independent targets: Evidence for a parallel tracking mechanism. Spatial Vision, 3, 179-197, 1988]. Unlike MOT, however, in life, the set of relevant targets(More)
PURPOSE The ability of visually impaired people to deploy attention effectively to maximize use of their residual vision in dynamic situations is fundamental to safe mobility. We conducted a pilot study to evaluate whether tests of dynamic attention (multiple object tracking; MOT) and static attention (Useful Field of View; UFOV) were predictive of the(More)
  • Corey Ip, Matt Kamen, Sarah Scudder, Damien, Chip Folk, Brad Gibson +8 others
  • 2005
Imagine you are in a crowded airport terminal to meet a friend. When you spot her, you wave your arm wildly, and she sees you. Did you capture her attention? Or, did she notice your arm only because she was searching for someone waving? Would she have noticed you had she not been expecting to meet you? More broadly, can any visual stimulus capture our(More)
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