d-Amphetamine-induced enhancement of inhibitory mechanisms involved in visual search.

@article{Fillmore2005dAmphetamineinducedEO,
  title={d-Amphetamine-induced enhancement of inhibitory mechanisms involved in visual search.},
  author={Mark T. Fillmore and Craig R Rush and Ben D. Abroms},
  journal={Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={200-8}
}
The authors examined the effects of d-amphetamine on the ability to perform a cued target-detection task that measured inhibition of return (IOR). IOR is a reflexive inhibitory mechanism that delays attention from returning to a previously attended location and has been shown to increase the efficiency of a visual search. Adults (N=14) with a history of cocaine use performed the task under 4 doses of d-amphetamine (0, 10, 20, and 30 mg). The results showed active d-amphetamine doses increased… CONTINUE READING

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