Independent sampling of features enables conscious perception of bound objects.

  title={Independent sampling of features enables conscious perception of bound objects.},
  author={Edward Vul and Anina N. Rich},
  journal={Psychological science},
  volume={21 8},
Decades of research suggest that selective attention is critical for binding the features of objects together for conscious perception. A fundamental question, however, remains unresolved: How do people perceive objects, albeit with binding errors (illusory conjunctions), when attentional resolution is poor? We used a novel technique to investigate how features are selected to create percepts of bound objects. We measured the correlation of errors (intrusions) in color and identity reports in… CONTINUE READING

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