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Orienting attention to semantic categories.

Abstract:

We investigated the ability to orient attention to a complex, non-perceptual attribute of stimuli-semantic category. Behavioral consequences and neural correlates of semantic orienting were revealed and compared with those of spatial orienting, using event-related functional magnetic-resonance imaging. Semantic orienting significantly shortened response times to identify word stimuli, showing that it is possible to focus attention on non-perceptual attributes of stimuli to enhance behavioral ...

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Cristescu, TC More by this author
Devlin, JT More by this author
Journal:
NeuroImage
Volume:
33
Issue:
4
Pages:
1178-1187
Publication date:
2006-12-05
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EISSN:
1095-9572
ISSN:
1053-8119
URN:
uuid:0eb476e1-0180-4604-9c57-463f053dc7f3
Source identifiers:
30087
Local pid:
pubs:30087

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