Attention deployment and working memory 1 The role of prior exposure on the capture of attention by items in working memory

@inproceedings{Moores2009AttentionDA,
  title={Attention deployment and working memory 1 The role of prior exposure on the capture of attention by items in working memory},
  author={Elisabeth Moores and J. P. Maxwell},
  year={2009}
}
The Biased Competition Model (BCM) suggests both top-down and bottom-up biases operate on selective attention (e.g. Desimone & Duncan, 1995). It has been suggested that top-down control signals may arise from working memory. In support, Downing (2000) found faster responses to probes presented in the location of stimuli held vs. the involuntary nature of this effect and that shared features between stimuli were sufficient to attract attention. Here we show that stimuli held in working memory… CONTINUE READING

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