Inhibitory mechanisms of attention: locus, stability, and relationship with distractor interference effects.

@article{Tipper1991InhibitoryMO,
  title={Inhibitory mechanisms of attention: locus, stability, and relationship with distractor interference effects.},
  author={Steven P. Tipper and Bruce Weaver and Jim Kirkpatrick and Sian Lewis},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  year={1991},
  volume={82 ( Pt 4)},
  pages={507-20}
}
This paper examines three properties of attentional inhibition mechanisms. First, previous research has suggested that the inhibitory mechanism of selective attention has a central locus between perception and action. We attempt to confirm the locus of this inhibition. Second, the processing of an unattended stimulus has been observed via the effects of the stimulus on a concurrent target (interference), and on a subsequent target (negative priming). The former effect demonstrates that… CONTINUE READING

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