The role of meaning in contextual cueing: evidence from chess expertise.

@article{Brockmole2008TheRO,
  title={The role of meaning in contextual cueing: evidence from chess expertise.},
  author={James R. Brockmole and David Z. Hambrick and David Windisch and John M. Henderson},
  journal={Quarterly journal of experimental psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={61 12},
  pages={1886-96}
}
In contextual cueing, the position of a search target is learned over repeated exposures to a visual display. The strength of this effect varies across stimulus types. For example, real-world scene contexts give rise to larger search benefits than contexts composed of letters or shapes. We investigated whether such differences in learning can be at least partially explained by the degree of semantic meaning associated with a context independently of the nature of the visual information… CONTINUE READING