Grasp cueing shows obligatory attention to action goals.

@article{Fischer2008GraspCS,
  title={Grasp cueing shows obligatory attention to action goals.},
  author={Martin H. Fischer and Julia Prinz and Katharina Lotz},
  journal={Quarterly journal of experimental psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={61 6},
  pages={
          860-8
        }
}
To understand the grounding of cognitive mechanisms in perception and action, we used a simple detection task to determine how long it takes to predict an action goal from the perception of grasp postures and whether this prediction is under strategic control. Healthy observers detected visual probes over small or large objects after seeing either a precision grip or a power grip posture. Although the posture was uninformative it induced attention shifts to the grasp-congruent object within 350… CONTINUE READING

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