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The role of visual salience in directing eye movements in visual object agnosia.

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When we look at a scene our scanning eye movements are not random [1]. Remarkably, different observers look at similar points in a given image. One explanation is that our understanding of the scene controls the paths our eyes take - so called 'top-down' control. An alternative possibility is that the visual system uses low-level 'bottom-up' features, such as edges, contrast or boundaries, to determine where the eyes land [2-4]. Fixated locations have been shown to contain higher values of 'l...

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10.1016/j.cub.2009.02.020

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Author
Journal:
Current biology : CB
Volume:
19
Issue:
6
Pages:
R247-R248
Publication date:
2009-03-01
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EISSN:
1879-0445
ISSN:
0960-9822
Language:
English
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uuid:0ab37b0d-3d3f-4c56-8e8b-c63691ab4f24
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119919
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2012-12-19

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