It is the flash which appears, the movement will follow: Investigating the relation between spatial attention and obstacle avoidance

@inproceedings{Menger2015ItIT,
  title={It is the flash which appears, the movement will follow: Investigating the relation between spatial attention and obstacle avoidance},
  author={Rudmer Menger and H. Chris Dijkerman and Stefan Van der Stigchel},
  booktitle={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  year={2015}
}
Obstacles are represented in the attentional landscape. However, it is currently unclear what the exclusive contribution of attention is to the avoidance response. This is because in earlier obstacle avoidance designs, it was impossible to disentangle an effect of attention from the changing features of the obstacle (e.g., its identity, size, or orientation). Conversely, any feature manipulation could be interpreted as an attentional as well as an obstacle effect on avoidance behavior. We… CONTINUE READING
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