Selective attention versus selection for action: negative priming is not the result of distractors being unattended.

@article{Joordens2006SelectiveAV,
  title={Selective attention versus selection for action: negative priming is not the result of distractors being unattended.},
  author={Steve Joordens and Itanni Betancourt and Thomas M. Spalek},
  journal={Perception & psychophysics},
  year={2006},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={890-6}
}
Using a novel referent size-selection task, MacDonald, Joordens, and Seergobin (1999; MacDonald & Joordens, 2000) found that negative priming persisted even when participants were encouraged to attend to distractors before selectively responding to targets. This finding suggested that negative priming is not caused by processes that operate on stimuli that… CONTINUE READING