Attentional factors in the occurrence of stimulus-response compatibility effects

@article{Verfaellie1988AttentionalFI,
  title={Attentional factors in the occurrence of stimulus-response compatibility effects},
  author={Mieke Verfaellie and Dawn Bowers and Kenneth M Heilman},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1988},
  volume={26},
  pages={435-444}
}
Two major hypotheses have been advanced to account for stimulus-response compatibility effects in the situation in which the location of the target is irrelevant for choosing the correct response. According to the attentional hypothesis, compatibility effects reflect a response bias, favoring the effector on the same side as the stimulus. According to the coding hypothesis, compatibility effects result from a correspondence between the spatial codes of the stimulus and effector. In the present… CONTINUE READING

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