Perceptual organization and attention

@article{Mack1992PerceptualOA,
  title={Perceptual organization and attention},
  author={Arien Mack and Benyu Tang and Regina Tuma and Steven Kahn and Irvin Rock},
  journal={Cognitive Psychology},
  year={1992},
  volume={24},
  pages={475-501}
}
It is widely assumed that the grouping of the visual field first described by the Gestalt psychologists and the related phenomenon of texture segregation occur very early in the processing of visual information and involve preattentive processes. All the recent evidence supporting this assumption comes from visual search experiments in which the subject is actively looking for a target and attending to the stimulus. The question at issue is whether these kinds of patterns are perceived under… Expand
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