Object-centered representations support flexible exogenous visual attention across translation and reflection.

@article{Lin2013ObjectcenteredRS,
  title={Object-centered representations support flexible exogenous visual attention across translation and reflection.},
  author={Zhicheng Lin},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2013},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={221-31}
}
Visual attention can be deployed to stimuli based on our willful, top-down goal (endogenous attention) or on their intrinsic saliency against the background (exogenous attention). Flexibility is thought to be a hallmark of endogenous attention, whereas decades of research show that exogenous attention is attracted to the retinotopic locations of the salient… CONTINUE READING