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Prior entry

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The law of prior entry was one of Titchener's seven fundamental laws of attention. According to E.B. Titchener, "the object of attention comes to consciousness more quickly than the objects that we are not attending to." Although the research on prior entry spans more than a century, the agreement on the very existence of the phenomenon has proved elusive. While some researchers are convinced of the veracity of the prior entry effect, others have argued that the empirical evidence is unconvin...

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Publisher:
Elsevier Inc.
Pages:
89-95
Publication date:
2005-01-01
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uuid:32fc1fea-c206-49ef-b164-2d2bac185d8f
Source identifiers:
426355
Local pid:
pubs:426355
Language:
English

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