Strength of object representation: its key role in object-based attention for determining the competition result between Gestalt and top-down objects.

It was found in previous studies that two types of objects (rectangles formed according to the Gestalt principle and Chinese words formed in a top-down fashion) can both induce an object-based effect. The aim of the present study was to investigate how the strength of an object representation affects the result of the competition between these two types of… CONTINUE READING