Transsaccadic Memory and Integration During Real-World Object Perception

@article{Henderson1997TranssaccadicMA,
  title={Transsaccadic Memory and Integration During Real-World Object Perception},
  author={John M. Henderson},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={1997},
  volume={8},
  pages={51 - 55}
}
  • J. Henderson
  • Published 1 January 1997
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Science
What is the nature of the information that is preserved and combined across saccadic eye movements during the visual analysis of real-world objects? The two experiments reported investigated transsaccadic memory and transsaccadic integration, respectively In the critical condition, participants were presented with one set of contours from an object during one fixation and with a complementary set of contours during the next fixation In Experiment 1, participants could at best inconsistently… 

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