Visual search facilitation in repeated displays depends on visuospatial working memory.


When distractor configurations are repeated over time, visual search becomes more efficient, even if participants are unaware of the repetition. This contextual cueing is a form of incidental, implicit learning. One might therefore expect that contextual cueing does not (or only minimally) rely on working memory resources. This, however, is debated in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1027/1618-3169/a000125