Introspective access to implicit shifts of attention

  title={Introspective access to implicit shifts of attention},
  author={Gabriel Reyes and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Sackur},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  • G. Reyes, J. Sackur
  • Published 1 February 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Consciousness and Cognition
Literature in metacognition has systematically rejected the possibility of introspective access to complex cognitive processes. This situation derives from the difficulty of experimentally manipulating cognitive processes while abiding by the two contradictory constraints. First, participants must not be aware of the experimental manipulation, otherwise they run the risk of incorporating their knowledge of the experimental manipulation in some rational elaboration. Second, we need an external… 

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