Attention Do Synaesthetic Colours Act as Unique Features in Visual Search ?

@inproceedings{Edquist2006AttentionDS,
  title={Attention Do Synaesthetic Colours Act as Unique Features in Visual Search ?},
  author={Jessica Edquist and Anina N. Rich and Cobie Brinkman and Jason B. Mattingley},
  year={2006}
}
For individuals with grapheme-colour synaesthesia, letters, numbers and words elicit vivid and highly consistent colour experiences. A critical question in determining the mechanisms underlying the phenomenon is whether synaesthetic colours arise early in visual processing, prior to the allocation of focused attention, or at some later stage following explicit recognition of the inducing form. If the synaesthetic colour elicited by an achromatic target emerges early in visual processing, then… CONTINUE READING