Feature analysis in early vision: evidence from search asymmetries.

@article{Treisman1988FeatureAI,
  title={Feature analysis in early vision: evidence from search asymmetries.},
  author={A. Treisman and S. Gormican},
  journal={Psychological review},
  year={1988},
  volume={95 1},
  pages={
          15-48
        }
}
In this article we review some new evidence relating to early visual processing and propose an explanatory framework. A series of search experiments tested detection of targets distinguished from the distractors by differences on a single dimension. Our aim was to use the pattern of search latencies to infer which features are coded automatically in early vision. For each of 12 different dimensions, one or more pairs of contrasting stimuli were tested. Each member of a pair played the role of… Expand
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