Information processing in visual search: A continuous flow conception and experimental results

@article{Eriksen1979InformationPI,
  title={Information processing in visual search: A continuous flow conception and experimental results},
  author={C. Eriksen and D. W. Schultz},
  journal={Perception \& Psychophysics},
  year={1979},
  volume={25},
  pages={249-263}
}
This paper reexamines the visual search process, and visual information processing more generally, from a perspective of the continuous flow of information and responses through the visual system. The results from three experiments are reported which support the continuous flow conception: Information accumulates gradually in the visual system, with concurrent priming of responses. The first two experiments investigated the processing of display stimuli which varied in size and figure-ground… Expand

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