Perceptual learning of highly demanding visual search tasks

  title={Perceptual learning of highly demanding visual search tasks},
  author={U. Leonards and R. Rettenbach and G. Nase and R. Sireteanu},
  journal={Vision Research},
  • U. Leonards, R. Rettenbach, +1 author R. Sireteanu
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Vision Research
  • Inefficient visual search can become efficient with practice [Vision Research 35 (1995) 2037; 40 (2000) 2925]. In this study, we wondered whether this improvement depends on unique visual features associated with the target, on differences in item-specific brightness distribution between target and distractors, or only on a change in the allocation of attention and thus global search strategy. We found that both, unique visual features and differences in brightness distribution lead to… CONTINUE READING
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