Priming of fixations during recognition of natural scenes.

  title={Priming of fixations during recognition of natural scenes.},
  author={Christian Valuch and Stefanie I. Becker and Ulrich Ansorge},
  journal={Journal of vision},
  volume={13 3}
Eye fixations allow the human viewer to perceive scene content with high acuity. If fixations drive visual memory for scenes, a viewer might repeat his/her previous fixation pattern during recognition of a familiar scene. However, visual salience alone could account for similarities between two successive fixation patterns by attracting the eyes in a stimulus-driven, task-independent manner. In the present study, we tested whether the viewer's aim to recognize a scene fosters fixations on scene… CONTINUE READING
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