Decomposing visual search: evidence of multiple item-specific skills.

@article{Hillstrom1998DecomposingVS,
  title={Decomposing visual search: evidence of multiple item-specific skills.},
  author={Anne P. Hillstrom and Gordon D. Logan},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={1998},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={1385-98}
}
Four experiments demonstrated that visual search can be decomposed into two components: one consisting of skills shared with memory search and the other consisting of skills not shared with memory search. A training-transfer paradigm was used to test for transfer from memory search to visual search and vice versa. When the same targets and distractors were used in training and transfer, visual search practice completely trained memory search, but memory search practice only partially trained… CONTINUE READING

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