Relax ! Cognitive strategy influences visual search

@inproceedings{Smilek2006RelaxC,
  title={Relax ! Cognitive strategy influences visual search},
  author={Daniel Smilek and James T. Enns and Philip M. Merikle},
  year={2006}
}
Two experiments evaluated whether visual search can be made more efficient by having participants give up active control over the guidance of attention. In Experiment 1 participants were instructed to search while either actively directing their attention to the target or by passively allowing the target to just ‘‘pop’’ into their minds. Results showed that passive instructions led to more efficient search on a hard task but not on an easy task. In Experiment 2 participants completed the search… CONTINUE READING
31 Citations
42 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 42 references

dual systems perspective

  • A. Lleras, A. von Mühlenen
  • Perception and Psychophysics ,
  • 2004

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…