Task specificity and the influence of memory on visual search: comment on Võ and Wolfe (2012).

Abstract

Recent results from Võ and Wolfe (2012b) suggest that the application of memory to visual search may be task specific: Previous experience searching for an object facilitated later search for that object, but object information acquired during a different task did not appear to transfer to search. The latter inference depended on evidence that a preview… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/a0030237

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