A model for attentional information routing through coherence predicts biased competition and multistable perception.

@article{Harnack2015AMF,
  title={A model for attentional information routing through coherence predicts biased competition and multistable perception.},
  author={Daniel Harnack and Udo A Ernst and Klaus R. Pawelzik},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={114 3},
  pages={
          1593-605
        }
}
Selective attention allows to focus on relevant information and to ignore distracting features of a visual scene. These principles of information processing are reflected in response properties of neurons in visual area V4: if a neuron is presented with two stimuli in its receptive field, and one is attended, it responds as if the nonattended stimulus was absent (biased competition). In addition, when the luminance of the two stimuli is temporally and independently varied, local field… 

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