Word meanings can be accessed but not reported during the attentional blink

AFTER the detection of a target item in a rapid stream of visual stimuli, there is a period of 400–600 ms during which subsequent targets are missed. This impairment has been labelled the 'attentional blink'1. It has been suggested that, unlike an eye blink, the additional blink does not reflect a suppression of perceptual processing, but instead reflects a… (More)