The spatial distribution of attention within and across objects.

@article{Hollingworth2012TheSD,
  title={The spatial distribution of attention within and across objects.},
  author={Andrew Hollingworth and Ashleigh M. Maxcey-Richard and Shaun Vecera},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={135-51}
}
Attention operates to select both spatial locations and perceptual objects. However, the specific mechanism by which attention is oriented to objects is not well understood. We examined the means by which object structure constrains the distribution of spatial attention (i.e., a "grouped array"). Using a modified version of the Egly et al. object cuing task, we systematically manipulated within-object distance and object boundaries. Four major findings are reported: 1) spatial attention forms a… CONTINUE READING

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