The Effect of Visual Distinctiveness on Multiple Object Tracking Performance

@inproceedings{Howe2012TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Visual Distinctiveness on Multiple Object Tracking Performance},
  author={Piers Howe and Alex O. Holcombe},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
  year={2012}
}
Observers often need to attentively track moving objects. In everyday life, such objects are often visually distinctive. Previous studies have shown that tracking accuracy is increased when the targets contain a visual feature (e.g., a color) not possessed by the distractors. Conversely, a gain in tracking accuracy was not observed when the targets differed from the distractors by only a conjunction of features (Makovski and Jiang, 2009a). In this study we confirm that some conjunction targets… CONTINUE READING
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