Visual scanning with or without spatial uncertainty and divided and selective attention.

@article{Liu1992VisualSW,
  title={Visual scanning with or without spatial uncertainty and divided and selective attention.},
  author={Ying-xiang Liu and Christopher D. Wickens},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  year={1992},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={131-53}
}
An experiment was conducted to address the relation between theories of selective attention and theories of divided attention by examining the pattern of task interference between visual scanning as a sequential and selective attention process and other concurrent spatial or verbal processing tasks. A distinction is proposed between visual scanning with or without spatial uncertainty regarding their possible differential effects on interference with other concurrent processes. The experiment… CONTINUE READING