Neural networks underlying endogenous and exogenous visual–spatial orienting

@article{Mayer2004NeuralNU,
  title={Neural networks underlying endogenous and exogenous visual–spatial orienting},
  author={Andrew R. Mayer and Jill M. Dorflinger and Stephen M. Rao and Michael Seidenberg},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2004},
  volume={23},
  pages={534-541}
}
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