Preventing distraction by probabilistic cueing.

@article{Horvth2012PreventingDB,
  title={Preventing distraction by probabilistic cueing.},
  author={J{\'a}nos Horv{\'a}th and Alexandra Bendixen},
  journal={International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={342-7}
}
Involuntary attention switches triggered by infrequent, unpredictably occurring sensory events (distraction) can be prevented when participants are made aware of the forthcoming distractor. Previous studies exploring this phenomenon presented visual cues before each stimulus in an auditory oddball sequence. In one condition, cues were completely reliable in… CONTINUE READING