Independent dimension-weighting mechanisms for visual selection and stimulus identification.

@article{Rangelov2011IndependentDM,
  title={Independent dimension-weighting mechanisms for visual selection and stimulus identification.},
  author={Dragan Rangelov and Hermann J. M{\"u}ller and Michael Zehetleitner},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={
          1369-82
        }
}
Observers respond faster when the task-relevant perceptual dimension (e.g., color) repeats across consecutive trials relative to when it changes. Such dimension repetition benefits (DRBs) occur in different tasks, from singleton feature search to feature discrimination of a stimulus presented on its own. Here, we argue that the DRBs observed in different tasks originate from distinct mechanisms: preselective weighting of dimension-specific feature contrast signals and, respectively… 
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