Compression of space as a default for localizing degraded targets in the context of highly visible stimuli.

The visual input reaching our perceptual system is frequently disrupted: Objects may be temporarily occluded, the lighting might change abruptly, and drastic changes in the retinal image occur every time we move our eyes. Some phenomena, such as change blindness (Rensink, O'Regan, & Clark, 1997), demonstrate the challenges of such visual disruptions for… CONTINUE READING