To the end! Distribution of attention along a tool in peri- and extrapersonal space

@article{Park2013ToTE,
  title={To the end! Distribution of attention along a tool in peri- and extrapersonal space},
  author={George D. Park and Michael Strom and Catherine L. Reed},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={227},
  pages={423-432}
}
This study investigated the distribution of visual attention along a handheld tool depending on functional tool practice and its position in peripersonal or extrapersonal space. We created a tool with two functional parts placed at the tool’s middle and end. Participants held the tool over a display such that functional parts were aligned with stimuli for a 50/50, go/no-go, target detection task. In Experiment 1, two groups with no prior tool experience performed the task either in peripersonal… CONTINUE READING