Short-term memory and the attentional blink : Capacity versus content

@inproceedings{AKYREKShorttermMA,
  title={Short-term memory and the attentional blink : Capacity versus content},
  author={ELKAN G. AKY{\"U}REK and Bernhard Hommel}
}
Human attention is limited with respect to space, a broadly investigated dimension, and with respect to time, as demonstrated in tasks with a rapid serial visual presentation (RSVP) of stimulus sequences. When people monitor a visual stream for two targets (T1 and T2), they often miss T2 if it falls into a time window of about 100– 600 msec after T1 onset (Broadbent & Broadbent, 1987; Raymond, Shapiro, & Arnell, 1992). In analogy to an overt blink of the eyes, Raymond et al. (1992) have termed… CONTINUE READING