Spatial attention in early vision.

@article{Theeuwes2001SpatialAI,
  title={Spatial attention in early vision.},
  author={Jan Theeuwes and Arthur F. Kramer and Paul Atchley},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 1},
  pages={1-20}
}
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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