The remains of the trial: goal-determined inter-trial suppression of selective attention.

@article{Lleras2009TheRO,
  title={The remains of the trial: goal-determined inter-trial suppression of selective attention.},
  author={Alejandro Lleras and Brian R. Levinthal and Jun Kawahara},
  journal={Progress in brain research},
  year={2009},
  volume={176},
  pages={195-213}
}
When an observer is searching through the environment for a target, what are the consequences of not finding a target in a given environment? We examine this issue in detail and propose that the visual system systematically tags environmental information during a search, in an effort to improve performance in future search events. Information that led to search successes is positively tagged, so as to favor future deployments of attention toward that type of information, whereas information… CONTINUE READING
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