Overriding stimulus-driven attentional capture.


Theeuwes (1992) found a distracting effect of irrelevant-dimension singletons in a task involving search for a known target. He argued from this that selectivity is determined solely by stimulus salience; the parallel stage of visual processing cannot provide top-down guidance to the attentive stage sufficient to permit completely selective use of task… (More)


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@article{Bacon1994OverridingSA, title={Overriding stimulus-driven attentional capture.}, author={William F. Bacon and Howard E. Egeth}, journal={Perception & psychophysics}, year={1994}, volume={55 5}, pages={485-96} }