The effects of occlusion and past experience on the allocation of object-based attention.

@article{Pratt2001TheEO,
  title={The effects of occlusion and past experience on the allocation of object-based attention.},
  author={Jay Pratt and Allison B. Sekuler},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  year={2001},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={721-7}
}
There is considerable evidence indicating that cuing a specific portion of an object results in the entire object's being attended to. In the present study, we examined whether previous experience with an object could halt perceptual (i.e., amodal) completion. In Experiment 1, two parallel rectangles were initially displayed, and then the middle portions of these objects were occluded. Attentional cuing effects were found for both discrete portions of the completed rectangles. In the final two… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
26 Citations
29 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 26 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 references

Perception of partly occluded objects: A microgenetic analysis

  • A. B. Sekuler, S. E. Palmer
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: General,
  • 1992
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Grouping of partially occluded contours for symmetry judgement [Abstract

  • R. F. Murray, A. B. Sekuler, P. J. Bennett
  • Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science,
  • 1999
2 Excerpts

Object-based visual selection: Evidence from perceptual completion

  • C. M. Moore, S. Yantis, B. Vaughan
  • Psychological Science,
  • 1998
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…