Intertrial target-feature changes do not lead to more distraction by singletons: Target uncertainty does

@article{Lamy2008IntertrialTC,
  title={Intertrial target-feature changes do not lead to more distraction by singletons: Target uncertainty does},
  author={Dominique Lamy and Amit Yashar},
  journal={Vision Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={48},
  pages={1274-1279}
}
The presence of an irrelevant singleton disrupts search for a singleton target substantially more when the target feature varies unpredictably (mixed-singleton search) than when it is known in advance (fixed-singleton search). This finding suggests that advance knowledge of the target feature guides singleton search. Pinto et al. [Pinto, Y., Olivers, C. N. L., & Theeuwes, J. (2005). Target uncertainty does not lead to more distraction by singletons: Intertrial priming does. Perception… CONTINUE READING

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