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Past rewards capture spatial attention and action choices

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The desire to increase rewards and minimize punishing events is a powerful driver in behaviour. Here, we assess how the value of a location affects subsequent deployment of goal-directed attention as well as involuntary capture of attention on a trial-to-trial basis. By tracking eye position, we investigated whether the ability of an irrelevant, salient visual stimulus to capture gaze (stimulus-driven attention) is modulated by that location's previous value. We found that distractors draw at...

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10.1007/s00221-013-3654-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Experimental Brain Research
Volume:
230
Issue:
3
Pages:
291-300
Publication date:
2013-10-05
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EISSN:
1432-1106
ISSN:
0014-4819
URN:
uuid:12e2a228-02cf-4fb5-a5a3-8da849eec93c
Source identifiers:
433212
Local pid:
pubs:433212

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