Running head: Eyetracking and Selective Attention Eyetracking and Selective Attention in Category Learning


An eyetracking version of the classic Shepard, Hovland and Jenkins (1961) experiment was conducted. Forty years of research has assumed that category learning includes learning how to selectively attend to only those stimulus dimensions useful for classification. We confirmed that participants learned to allocate their attention optimally. We also found… (More)


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