Visual search and selective attention

@article{Mller2006VisualSA,
  title={Visual search and selective attention},
  author={Hermann J. M{\"u}ller and Joseph Krummenacher},
  journal={Visual Cognition},
  year={2006},
  volume={14},
  pages={389 - 410}
}
Visual search is a key paradigm in attention research that has proved to be a test bed for competing theories of selective attention. The starting point for most current theories of visual search has been Treisman's “feature integration theory” of visual attention (e.g., Treisman & Gelade, 1980). A number of key issues that have been raised in attempts to test this theory are still pertinent questions of research today: (1) The role and (mode of) function of bottom-up and top-down mechanisms in… Expand
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