Spatial attention in early vision.

  title={Spatial attention in early vision.},
  author={Jan Theeuwes and Arthur F. Kramer and Paul Atchley},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  volume={108 1},
The present study addressed whether the allocation of attention to a particular region in space can prevent processing of distractor information from non-attended regions. A cue indicated the area in visual space where the target singleton would be presented. Observers were required to detect this target singleton and ignore a distractor singleton presented within a non-attended region. The results indicate that the allocation of attention to a region in space cannot prevent the processing of… CONTINUE READING


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  • Theeuwes
  • Acta Psychologica
  • 2001

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