We see more than we can report: "cost free" color phenomenality outside focal attention.

@article{Bronfman2014WeSM,
  title={We see more than we can report: "cost free" color phenomenality outside focal attention.},
  author={Zohar Z. Bronfman and Noam Brezis and Hilla Jacobson and Marius Usher},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={1394-403}
}
The distinction between access consciousness and phenomenal consciousness is a subject of intensive debate. According to one view, visual experience overflows the capacity of the attentional and working memory system: We see more than we can report. According to the opposed view, this perceived richness is an illusion-we are aware only of information that we can subsequently report. This debate remains unresolved because of the inevitable reliance on report, which is limited in capacity. To… CONTINUE READING
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