Made you blink! Contingent attentional capture produces a spatial blink.

@article{Folk2002MadeYB,
  title={Made you blink! Contingent attentional capture produces a spatial blink.},
  author={Charles L. Folk and Andrew B. Leber and Howard E. Egeth},
  journal={Perception & psychophysics},
  year={2002},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={741-53}
}
Previous studies have shown that the capture of attention by an irrelevant stimulus can be eliminated by fore knowledge of the spatial location of the relevant target stimulus. To explore whether spatial certainty is sufficient to eliminate capture, four experiments are reported in which the spatial location of the target is certain but the temporal… CONTINUE READING