Attentive and pre-attentive aspects of figural processing.

  title={Attentive and pre-attentive aspects of figural processing.},
  author={Lawrence G. Appelbaum and Anthony Matthew Norcia},
  journal={Journal of vision},
  volume={9 11},
Here we use the steady-state visual evoked potential (SSVEP) to study attentive versus non-attentive processing of simple texture-defined shapes. By "tagging" the figure and background regions with different temporal frequencies, the method isolates response components associated with the figure region, the background region, and with non-linear spatio-temporal interactions between regions. Each of these response classes has a distinct scalp topography that is preserved under differing… CONTINUE READING