Processing of conflicting cues in an attention-shift paradigm studied with fMRI.

@article{Thomsen2005ProcessingOC,
  title={Processing of conflicting cues in an attention-shift paradigm studied with fMRI.},
  author={Tormod Thomsen and Karsten Specht and Lars Ersland and Kenneth Hugdahl},
  journal={Neuroscience letters},
  year={2005},
  volume={380 1-2},
  pages={138-42}
}
We investigated the effects of conflicting cues in visual attention on brain function, based on a modified version of the Posner cue-target paradigm. The classic paradigm utilizes either a peripheral or centrally placed cue that involuntary or voluntary results in a shift of attention to the cued side. The modified paradigm involves presenting both a peripheral and central cue at the same time, but where the two cues convey conflicting information regarding direction of attention. Functional… CONTINUE READING