Toward a Biased Competition Account of Object-Based Segregation and Attention

@inproceedings{Vecera2000TowardAB,
  title={Toward a Biased Competition Account of Object-Based Segregation and Attention},
  author={Shaun Vecera},
  year={2000}
}
Because the visual system cannot process all of the objects, colors, and features present in a visual scene, visual attention allows some visual stimuli to be selected and processed over others. Most research on visual attention has focused on spatial or location-based attention, in which the locations occupied by stimuli are selected for further processing. Recent research, however, has demonstrated the importance of objects in organizing (or segregating) visual scenes and guiding attentional… CONTINUE READING