Foreground–background segmentation and attention: A change blindness study

@article{Mazza2005ForegroundbackgroundSA,
  title={Foreground–background segmentation and attention: A change blindness study},
  author={Veronica Mazza and Massimo Turatto and Carlo Umilta},
  journal={Psychological Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={69},
  pages={201-210}
}
One of the most debated questions in visual attention research is what factors affect the deployment of attention in the visual scene? Segmentation processes are influential factors, providing candidate objects for further attentional selection, and the relevant literature has concentrated on how figure–ground segmentation mechanisms influence visual attention. However, another crucial process, namely foreground–background segmentation, seems to have been neglected. By using a change blindness… 

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