Measuring and modeling the trajectory of visual spatial attention.

  title={Measuring and modeling the trajectory of visual spatial attention.},
  author={S I Shih and George Sperling},
  journal={Psychological review},
  volume={109 2},
In a novel choice attention-gating paradigm, observers monitor a stream of 3 x 3 letter arrays until a tonal cue directs them to report 1 row. Analyses of the particular arrays from which reported letters are chosen and of the joint probabilities of reporting pairs of letters are used to derive a theory of attention dynamics. An attention window opens 0.15 s following a cue to attend to a location, remains open (minimally) 0.2 s, and admits information simultaneously from all the newly attended… CONTINUE READING

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